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Ice Cream-flavored Buttercream

The perfect ice cream flavored buttercream for a fun summery taste in your macarons.
Prep Time 7 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 3 dozen


  • Mixer


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 250 grams powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. clear vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1-3 tbsp. Cold Stone Ice Cream Coffee Creamer


  • Place butter in bowl of mixer, and attach paddle flat beater. Mix on medium speed until butter breaks up and is starting to look smooth.
  • Add in 1 Tablespoon Cold Stone Ice Cream Coffee Creamer.
  • Measure out the powdered sugar on a food scale. Slowly add to the mixture, one cup at a time. Pro Tip: Start the mixer speed back up slowly after adding the cup of powdered sugar, otherwise it will fly all over the kitchen.
  • NOTE: If the buttercream is too stiff, add more Ice Cream Coffee Creamer, 1 Tablespoon at a time, but no more than 3 Tablespoons in total.