Creamy Buttercream Frosting 3 Reviews By Anonymous recipe Comments | 1 Favorites | 288 Print The success of this frosting is in the technique, not the ingredients. It’s so creamy and not too sweet. Creamy Buttercream Frosting Ingredients 2 cups butter, softened1 cup heavy whipping cream1 cup confectioners’ sugar Instructions 1 In a large bowl, Whip the butter on high speed, occasionally scraping down the sides of the bowl. Whip until double in volume. This takes a very long time, approximately 10 minutes. 2 While still whipping, drizzle in the heavy cream. Continue whipping until the mixture is stiff, approximately 2 to 4 minutes. 3 Add 1/2 of the confectioners sugar and whip until smooth. At this point, you can taste the frosting and determine if you would like to add more sugar to sweeten to taste. 4 Thickly frosts top and sides of two 9 inch cakes.