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Brown Sugar Buttercream

Prep Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 2 Sticks Vegan Butter, room temperature Like Country Crock Plant Butter Sticks!
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ΒΌ Cup Molasses


  • Cream vegan butter in the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
  • Meanwhile, measure 4 cups of powdered sugar into a sifter and sift.
  • Add all of the powdered sugar into the mixer and with the speed on LOW, mix for about 1 minute. Scrape the bowl with a spatula to be sure everything is incorporated.
  • Add vanilla into the mixer and stir to incorporate. Scrape the bowl again.
  • With the mixer on medium speed, slowly stream the molasses into the bowl.
  • Mix the buttercream on medium speed until its light and fluffy- about 2 minutes- stopping to scrape the bowl down a few times.
  • Fill cookies, frost a cake, or eat with a spoon. This buttercream will keep in your fridge for up to a week and can be frozen for up to a month!
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