Adding white chocolate to this basic butter cream recipe makes this frosting extra special. Great for those special occasion cakes or anytime. This recipe makes enough to frost a 3 layer cake. Enjoy!
4 oz white chocolate baking squares (4 squares)
1 stick butter ( at room temperature) plus 1 Tablespoon butter divided
2 Tablespoons shortening
5 to 5 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
2 Tablespoons buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
In a double boiler over simmering water melt white chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter. Set aside to cool. Beat 1 stick of butter plus shortening until smooth. Mix in confectioners sugar and buttermilk until smooth. Add vanilla and mix until combined.