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Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Prairie Girl Classic Vanilla Bean Buttercream


  • 1 ½ cup salted butter at room temp
  • 6 oz cream cheese at room temp
  • 2 tbsp whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste or seeds from one pod or 2tsp VE
  • 6 cups icing sugar


  1. Beat the butter, cream cheese, cream, vanilla of choice, and 3 cups of icing sugar till smooth, about 3 minutes

  2. With the mixer on medium add the remaining icing sugar, a cup at a time for 4 minutes 

  3. Now crank up the speed and beat to luxurious fluffiness for about 3-4 minutes. 

  4. Makes 6 cups.