Cardamom Buttercream Frosting
  • 2 sticks (8 oz total) butter, room temp
  • 1 Tbsp real vanilla
  • 2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 5 cups powdered sugar, sifted for any lumps
  • 1/4 cup milk (or water if cupcakes will be sitting out in a fairly hot room for more than a day)
  1. Cream butter until fluffy and very pale in color.
  2. Add vanilla and cardamom and mix thoroughly.
  3. Continue beating while adding in sugar one cup at a time alternating with a splash of milk, beating until smooth in between each addition.