- 6 tablespoons butter; softened (if you have cream cheese, substitute 3 tablespoons cream cheese for 3 tablespoons butter)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 to 3 tablespoons milk (Add extra milk if frosting is for cookies)
- 3 cups powdered sugar
Cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy; do not over beat.
- Add vanilla, milk, and powdered sugar.
- Beat until frosting has a smooth spreading consistency.
- Recipe fills and frosts two 9-inch layers, 24 cupcakes, or a 13 x 9-inch oblong cake.