Strawberry Buttercream Frosting
An easy to make, delicious strawberry buttercream frosting. This batch can be used to heavily frost a 2-4 layer cake.
- 2 cups butter room temperature
- 1 oz freeze-dried strawberries made into a powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 7 cups powdered sugar
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
Blend 1 oz of freeze-dried strawberries in a blender or food processor completely until you get a strawberry powder. Set aside.
Beat butter in a stand mixer (or with a handheld mixer) for 30 seconds until smooth.Add in strawberry powder, vanilla extract and salt. Blend on low until combined.
Slowly add in one cup of powdered sugar at a time and alternate with small amounts of cream until you have used all powdered sugar and cream.
Add in lemon (or lime) juice. Beat on low until everything is combined and you get the consistency you are looking for. NOTE: To thicken up the frosting, add more sugar. To thin it out, add more cream.
Calories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 1gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 40mgFiber: 1gSugar: 53gVitamin A: 855IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg