How to Make Royal Blue Buttercream Frosting

Not sure how to make your desserts more exciting? Looking for the perfect frosting color for a formal event? Whether you are going to a wedding, having a birthday party or hosting any sort of celebration, having cupcakes or cake with royal blue buttercream will add an elegant touch.


01 3 cups powdered sugar

02 1/3 cup butter, softened

03 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla

04 1-2 tablespoons milk


In a medium bowl mix powdered sugar and butter with an electric mixer at low speed until fully combined. You may also use a wooden spoon with you do not have an electric mixer.


Add the vanilla and one tablespoon of milk to the mixture. Mix until fully combined.


Gradually beat in remaining tablespoon of milk until the frosting has reached a smooth and spreadable consistency. If the frosting is too thick, add a few drops of milk at a time until it reaches a creamy consistency. If the frosting is too runny, add a small amount of powdered sugar until it thickens up.


Once the frosting is fully mixed, add the food coloring. It will take approximately 70-80 drops of royal blue food coloring for four cups of frosting to reach the ...

How to Make Royal Blue Buttercream Frosting