Creamy butter, powdered sugar, and a little vanilla make this recipe a baking staple.

Takes less than 1 hour


  • 1 cup Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Unsalted Butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons whipping cream


  1. In a standing mixer fitted with a whisk attachment (or a large bowl with a handheld electric mixer), cream together sugar and butter. Mix on low until well blended and then blend on medium and beat for another 3 minutes or so, until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and 1 tablespoon whipping cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 minute more, if frosting seems dry, add remaining tablespoon of cream and blend until smooth.