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Buttercream Frosting for 12 Mermaid Cupcakes
- Add the butter to a mixing bowl, and beat it for 5 minutes or until it is light and doubled in size with a stand mixer or by hand.
- Add the vanilla, and gradually add the powdered sugar and milk, ½ cup at a time, beating well between each addition.
- Add food coloring.
- Beat the mixture for another 8-10 minutes.
To thin out the icing, add in the milk slowly and gradually.
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