Classic American Vanilla Creme Filling

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Classic American Vanilla Creme Filling
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 03, 2023

Learn how to make a classic American vanilla creme filling that is perfect for cakes, donuts, pastries, and more. This creamy and smooth filling is made with simple ingredients like butter, sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. It adds a delightful sweetness and richness to any dessert. Ready in just 15 minutes, this recipe is a must-try for all dessert lovers.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter until creamy and smooth.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and continue beating until well combined.
  3. Pour in the milk and vanilla extract, and beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes or until the mixture is fluffy and light.
  4. Use immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.

Interesting Facts

  • Vanilla creme filling is a versatile and commonly used filling in American desserts.
  • It can be used to fill cakes, donuts, pastries, cupcakes, and more.
  • Adding a touch of salt to the creme filling enhances the flavor and balances the sweetness.