Orange Buttercream Frosting
Makes about 4 cups
  • 1 cup (227 grams) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon (1 grams) orange zest
  • 6 cups (720 grams) confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 grams) fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 grams) whole milk, room temperature
  • â…› teaspoon kosher salt
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter and zest at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, orange juice, milk, and salt, beating until smooth.
This frosting can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to use. Just beat with a mixer with an extra tablespoon or two of milk, if necessary.
Recipe by Bake from Scratch at