Russian Buttercream Recipe

Ingredients
• 1 cup or 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature (226g).
• 1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste (4ml).
• 1¼ tsp of salt (1g)
• 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk (396g).
• powdered sugar (optional)
Russian Buttercream
1. Whip the room temperature unsalted butter on a medium high speed with a whisk attachment of a stand mixer or hand mixer for 5-7 minutes. The butter should lighten in color as you incorporate air into it.
2. Add in the vanilla extract and salt, and mix on a low speed until incorporated.
3. Slowly mix in the sweetened condensed milk, adding ¼ of the can at a time, mixing on a medium speed.
4. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl with a rubber spatula throughout the process. The sweetened condensed milk sometimes pools at the bottom of the bowl, so be sure to scrape all the way to the bottom. ♡
5. If you frosting is broken or not stiff enough, you can add in powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time to and bring it together.
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