Easy Gluten-Free Cupcake Frosting

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Prep time: 15 mins

This versatile frosting can be flavored to suit your recipe. For Peppermint Frosting, stir in ½ teaspoon peppermint extract and 1 drop red food coloring. For Sunbutter Frosting, replace ½ cup Sunbutter for 1 stick (½ cup) butter or Earth Balance.

2 sticks (½ pound) unsalted butter or Earth Balance vegan buttery sticks, room temperature
3 cups confectioner’s sugar, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons milk or rice milk

1. Cream together butter and 1 cup sugar on low speed.

2. Beat in remaining two cups sugar on low speed, scraping the bowl as you work.

3. Add vanilla and milk, beating on low speed until ingredients are blended and frosting is smooth.

Yields 1.5 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks (½ pound) unsalted butter or Earth Balance vegan buttery sticks, room temperature
  • 3 cups confectioner’s sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons milk or rice milk

Directions

11. Cream together butter and 1 cup sugar on low speed.

22. Beat in remaining two cups sugar on low speed, scraping the bowl as you work.

33. Add vanilla and milk, beating on low speed until ingredients are blended and frosting is smooth.

Each serving contains calories, total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber, sugars, protein.