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Cupcake Bouquet
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Cupcake Bouquet Frosting

A classic buttercream frosting that will crust for a sturdy crumb layer on cakes, or decorating with frosting roses for a cupcake bouquet.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Baking, Cake, Cupcake, Dessert, Frosting
Servings: 2 .5 cups
Author: Basil and Bubbly


  • 1 cup salted butter 2 sticks or ½ pound, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


  • In a large bowl, beat the room temperature butter for 1 minute on medium.
  • Turn off the mixer, add 1 cup of the sugar, beat on low until combined.
  • Repeat until all of the sugar has been mixed into the butter.
  • Add the heavy cream, and beat on medium for 2 minutes.