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Raspberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Buttercream frosting is the ultimate creamy, fluffy frosting for cakes and cupcakes. This four-ingredient recipe for raspberry buttercream takes just minutes to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, cupcakes, fruit
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 114kcal


  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


  • Puree your raspberries in a blender or food processor.
    adding fresh raspberries to the food processor
  • Strain the seeds out through a fine mesh strainer. (I push the juice out with the end of a wooden spoon)
    separating the raspberry seeds from the juice with a strainer and a wooden spoon over a glass bowl
  • Combine raspberry juice with butter and powdered sugar in a large bowl and stir or mix to combine till light and fluffy.
    adding fresh raspberry juice to powdered sugar and butter
  • Use frosting on top of your favorite cupcakes, cookies, or cake.
    buttercream froting being mixed with a hand mixer


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg