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vegan buttercream piped on top of a cupcake

Vegan Buttercream Frosting

Smooth, sweet, and ready to spread or pipe onto a delectable vegan treat, this dairy-free frosting is the perfect icing for your favorite goodies or that special occasion cake.
Course Vegan Dessert Recipes
Cuisine American
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 1600kcal
Author Holly


  • 1 cup vegan butter room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Using a stand mixer, beat the butter until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until the icing is smooth.
  • Beat in the almond milk and vanilla extract.
  • Use the icing immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.


Calories: 1600kcal | Carbohydrates: 240g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 20g | Monounsaturated Fat: 30g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 754mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 235g | Vitamin A: 4315IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg