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Raspberry Frosting with a lemon cupcake
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Raspberry Frosting

Raspberry Frosting is a from scratch buttercream made with butter, powdered sugar and raspberry jam! Perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes, or sweet rolls!
Course Dessert
Cuisine amercian
Keyword raspberry frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 150kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp raspberry jam


  • With an electric mixer, cream the butter until smooth. 
  • Add in 1 cup of the powdered sugar. Mix until combined.
  • Add in the milk. Mix.Add in 1 more cup of powdered sugar. Mix well. Add in the vanilla. Mix.
  • Scrape sides and add in the final cup of powdered sugar. Mix well. 
  • Add in the raspberry Jam and mix until combined and smooth.


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg