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Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

Make your cupcakes and cakes over the top with this yummy cinnamon buttercream frosting. It takes minutes to make this creamy and fluffy delight.
Prep Time16 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frosting, frosting recipe
Servings: 8 cupcakes
Calories: 468kcal
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • stand mixer or hand mixer with the beater attachment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons


  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks) softened
  • 2 Tablespoons whipping cream you can use milk, I just like whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Bean Paste you can use vanilla extract, I just like fleck of vanilla in my frosting
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup


  • In a large bowl, beat butter, milk, and vanilla on medium-low until smooth and combined (about 1-2 min), scraping sides of the bowl as necessary.
  • Add cinnamon, then slowly add powdered sugar one cup at a time on low until combined, scrape sides of the bowl.
  • Increase speed to medium, and beat for 1 min.
  • Add corn syrup and beat on medium for about 30 seconds, then increase speed to medium-high and beat for about 1 minute.


Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg