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How To Make Vanilla Frosting From Scratch

Updated on August 17, 2016
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Shushanik enjoys sharing recipes of dishes from her home country. She also likes discovering new dishes and sharing them with her readers.

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Vanilla frosting can be used in a great variety of desserts, including sugar cookies, cupcakes, waffles etc. Many people don't know how to make vanilla frosting, so I decided to write this hub to help those who would like to learn how to make it. The recipe for vanilla frosting is actually very easy to make.



  • 1 tablespoon of vanillin
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 1 glass of butter
  • 2 lbs (1 kg) of powdered sugar

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: will decorate approximately 25 cupcakes


  1. Mix powdered sugar with butter.
  2. Gradually add milk and vanillin.
  3. Keep adding milk and powdered sugar until desired consistency.

If you would like to see how to make vanilla frosting, you can also watch the video below.


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    • alocsin profile image

      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      This look easy enought that even a non-cook like me could do it. Voting this Up and Useful.