Buttercream Frosting

If you’re making my Haitian cake recipe then you’re gonna need some delicious frosting to go with it and what a better choice than this tasty recipe??? I made this buttercream with both vanilla and almond extract to give it that authentic Haitian cake flavor. Hope you try and like this recipe!

Watch me make Buttercream frosting here:

Buttercream Frosting

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Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes


  • 3 1/2 powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract



In a medium bowl, using a mixer cream butter and shortening together.


Mix in vanilla and almond extracts


Gradually add powdered sugar, mixed until well combined.


Add milk and mix until desired consistency is achieved. 

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