Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting Recipe

If you like peanut butter cups, then you'll love dark chocolate cupcakes, a decadent layer cake or even a sheet cake, topped with our delicious, creamy Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting!
  • Prep20 min
  • Total Time20 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount3 cups


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  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and butter with the electric mixer. Add peanut butter and vanilla.
  2. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl often.
  3. When all the sugar has been mixed in, the frosting will appear dry. Add milk, one tablespoon at a time, and beat at medium speed until the mixture is light and fluffy.


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