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Pistachio Buttercream!

Pistachio Buttercream

Pistachio Buttercream is a light and fluffy frosting made with just four simple ingredients, including a package of pistachio pudding mix.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pistachio Buttercream
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net


  • ½ cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, room temperature
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) pistachio pudding mix
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 5 tablespoons cold milk, divided


  1. Add butter to the bowl of a stand mixer (or use a handheld mixer) and beat on medium speed until creamy, about 1 minute.

  2. Turn off mixer and add all the pistachio pudding mix and 1 cup of confectioners' sugar. Mix on low until ingredients are incorporated.

  3. Alternating the milk with the remaining sugar, add a tablespoon of milk at a time and a ½ cup of confectioners' sugar at a time until all ingredients are incorporated.