Strawberry Buttercream
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Smooth and creamy strawberry frosting is perfect to top cookies, cakes, and cupcakes. Lots of great strawberry flavor options to get the exact strawberry flavor you prefer.
Recipe type: frosting, dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 servings
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
  • 2-4 tablespoons strawberry curd or strawberry syrup (or 1 teaspoon strawberry extract)
  1. Beat butter until whipped smooth, add in powdered sugar, start with 3 cups, add more if you want it thicker especially if you're piping it, if you're spreading it with a spatula you may like it softer.
  2. Add heavy cream and mix on medium until it's all well combined.
  3. Scrape down the sides to be sure everything is well mixed, then on low to medium to mix in the strawberry flavor.
  4. This recipe will spread on 12 cupcakes, multiply the potions for the desired amount needed.
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