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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.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword frosting, frosting recipe
Prep Time 16 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 cupcakes
Calories 468 kcal
Author Cindy Hopper


  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. Add cinnamon, then slowly add powdered sugar one cup at a time on low until combined, scrape sides of the bowl.

  3. Increase speed to medium, and beat for 1 min.

  4. Add corn syrup and beat on medium for about 30 seconds, then increase speed to medium-high and beat for about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 66mg22%
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 12mg0%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 63g70%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 765IU15%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.