White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Made using melted chocolate, butter and vanilla, this white chocolate frosting is perfect for anyone looking to sweeten up their desserts. Great for piping and spreading on layer cakes, this buttercream recipe pairs well with almost any cake flavor. Try our favorite chocolate cake recipe. The white color of the frosting also makes it easy to tint so you can customize your cakes and cupcakes.
  • Prep10 min
  • Total Time20 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount4 cups


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  1. In a medium microwave-safe container, melt the white chocolate in the microwave at half (50%) power for 1 minute then stir. Microwave at 50% power in 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until chocolate is completely melted. Let cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Add vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  4. Beat in sugar one cup at a time. When all sugar has been mixed in the frosting will appear dry.
  5. Add cooled white chocolate and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.


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