Easy Buttercream Frosting
6 tbsp butter (softened)
2 2/3 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
In a medium mixing bowl, beat the butter until soft. Gradually add in confectioners sugar and cocoa alternating with milk, beat to spreading consistency, adding more milk if needed. Stir in the vanilla and any food colorings.
For vanilla buttercream frosting, omit cocoa and add a little more confectioners sugar, if needed to get desired consistency.