Basic Vanilla Buttercream
This is the original Neapolitan Rose Cake… everything else is just a copy!
Neapolitan Rose Cake
(2 sticks, 226g) unsalted butter
McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
you can use up to 1/2 cup
Beat butter in bowl of stand mixer with whisk attachment on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. (about 3 minutes)
Add vanilla extract.
With the mixer on low, slowly add in confectioners sugar, milk, and salt; frequently scraping sides and bottom of the bowl.
Once incorporated, whip frosting for at least 3 minutes on medium-high to high. (My mixer went for 7 minutes)
If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in additional milk.