Cupcakes with colorful buttercream frosting

What is Buttercream Frosting?

Many home bakers can ask what is Buttercream Frosting. A simple definition is the following: Buttercream is a sweet type of frosting and as its name implies, it contains butter as well as sugar. It is easy to flavor with fruit, fruit compote, melted chocolate, peanut butter, or extracts like almond or orange. Add cocoa or melted