What is the difference between frosting and buttercream?

Buttercream and frosting are both made with powdered (icing) sugar, fat, flavour and milk or water. What makes the difference is the type of fat use in both. FROSTING Frosting doesn’t contain butter. That’s the big difference between buttercream and frosting . Frosting is usually made with shortening (Trex, Flora White & Cookeen) or cream […]