A good recipe for Creamy Butter Frosting. This very basic recipe can be used to frost your baked goods. This recipe tastes great and is a good consistancy for piping and decorating.
Cream butter, salt, and vanilla, beating with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add the confectioners sugar gradually, beating after each addition. Add 3 tablespoons milk or light cream, beating until smooth. Beat in more milk until desired spreading consistency is reached and the frosting is spreadable.
Makes about 2 1/3 cups of frosting, enough to frost tops and sides of of an 8-inch 2-layer cake or a 10-inch tube or bundt cake, or about 1 dozen cupcakes.