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Frosting Without Powdered Sugar

Smooth and creamy frosting perfect for cakes and cupcakes.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 100 kcal


  • Mixer
  • Saucepan
  • Mixing Bowl


  • Cups Granulated Sugar
  • ½ Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • Cups Whole Milk
  • Cups Salted Butter
  • Tbs. Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch Salt


  • Add milk and all purpose flour to a saucepan and bring to medium low heat while stirring constantly. Stir until it is a thick paste like consistency.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool completely to room temperature.
  • Once cool, add your vanilla extract and stir it in.
  • In a separate bowl, with hand mixer mix room temperature butter, salt, and sugar until well blended and light and fluffy.
  • Add your cooled milk mixture and blend until it is a whipped consistency.


Calories: 100kcal
Keyword Buttercream, Frosting
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