Maple Buttercream Recipe

Maple Frosting Recipe

Take your Buttercream Base (Vanilla) Recipe and add three things before you add your milk.

1) Cinnamon

2) Nutmeg

3) Pure Maple Syrup


No, I am not kidding you! It is THAT easy (and SUPER delicious!). As not to confuse anyone clicking back and fourth, I will re-write the ingredients and instructions here for your convenience.



  • 1 cup real salted butter (2 sticks), softened to room temp
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 pounds of confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon clear vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Tablespoon of butter flavoring
  • ½ tablespoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 3-6 tablespoons of milk or cream, or as much needed to get the consistency you want.



  1. First, add the butter and shortening to the mixing bowl and cream together. Scrape down the sides and reblend.
  2. Add the vanilla and butter flavors and mix again.
  3. Slowly add in the confectioners sugar, a little at a time until completely incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and reblend often.
  4. Add spices (cinnamon and nutmeg) and reblend.
  5. Add pure maple syrup and reblend.
  6. Start adding your milk or cream one tablespoons at a time till you have reached your desired thickness.

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