There are few things better than this Simple Strawberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe! Perfect for any cake or cupcake and can be made vegan too!
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Strawberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe

There are few things better than this Simple Strawberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe! Perfect for any cake or cupcake and can be made vegan too!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Amanda Carlisle - AFewShortcuts.com

Ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or dairy free butter alternative
  • 2-3 tbsp milk or dairy-free alternative
  • 0.6 oz freeze dried strawberries or half of a bag

Instructions

  • In a food processor, puree freeze dried strawberries until they are a fine dust. 
  • In a mixer beat butter and sugar together along with 1 tbsp of milk on high for 3-5 minutes or until light and fluffy. 
  • Add in strawberry dust and 1 tbsp additional milk and beat. Add more milk if necessary to reach desired consistency.
  • Ice your cake as normal. Store uneaten/unused frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 

Notes

Vegan

  • Use dairy-free butter alternatives like earth balance sticks or butter flavored Crisco.  Also replace the milk with almond milk or coconut milk for the best results.