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Cinnamon Roll Icing

Cinnamon Roll Icing is what makes or breaks your Cinnamon Roll. This vanilla buttercream Cinnamon Roll Icing Recipe is the best you'll ever have!
Servings 12 large rolls
Calories 186kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tbsp milk


  • Cream the butter until smooth.
  • Add in the powdered sugar one cup at a time, alternating with a liquid. (1 cup powdered sugar, vanilla, 1 cup powdered sugar, milk, 1 cup powdered sugar)
  • Ice warm cinnamon rolls generously.
  • Will keep in the fridge for 2 weeks.



Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 68mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg