Colorful Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream frosting goes from “boring” to beautiful with Nature's Inspiration™ Food Colors. Available in a variety of hues, they’re an easy way to add color to any frosted masterpiece. Bring on the cookies, cupcakes, and frosting-coated brownies!

Buttercream frosting goes from “boring” to beautiful with Nature's Inspiration™ Food Colors. Available in a variety of hues, they’re an easy way to add color to any frosted masterpiece. Bring on the cookies, cupcakes, and frosting-coated brownies!

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10m
PREP TIME
215
CALORIES
5
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Servings: 16

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add vanilla; mix well.
  • 2 Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar, beating until well blended after each addition, frequently scraping sides and bottom of bowl. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Color as desired (see tip below for assorted frosting colors). If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in additional milk. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks. Rewhip before using.
  • 3 Color Tips: Add McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors to one batch (about 2 cups) of frosting to make the colors below.

    Berry: Add 1/2 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Sunflower: Add 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Sky Blue: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Purple: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color and 1/4 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

    Grass Green: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color and 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower color from McCormick® Nature's Inspiration™ Assorted Food Colors.

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