This Nutmeg Spiced Maple Vegan Buttercream needs just 6 ingredients and is absolutely perfect for cinnamon rolls, cakes and more!
Nutmeg Spiced Maple Vegan Buttercream is a mouthful to say but the taste in your mouth will be beyond your dreams.
As fall approaches and we get into more warm flavors, this spiced vegan buttercream is going to be a favorite no matter how you choice to use it.
It’s sweet, rich creamy, and what your sweet tooth dreams are made of!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I prep this ahead?
Yes! This vegan buttercream will last for 2 weeks in the fridge stored in an air tight container.
Can I make this top 8 Allergen friendly?
As long as you use a soy free vegan butter (we like Earth Balance soy free in the red tub) and a dairy free milk that’s safe (we like oat best) then this recipe is already Top 8 Free.
Can I make this oil free?
We get asked this question a lot. We do understand that many people are oil free for a variety of health and wellness reasons.
Obviously, if you omit the oil, in this case, coming from the vegan butter, then it’s no longer a vegan BUTTERcream and more of just an icing or a glaze.
However, it’s possible to do. Just omit the butter and proceed with the recipe.
How much frosting do I need?
This isn’t really a question that’s easy to answer. One complete recipe of this makes roughly 2 cups of buttercream.
When we make our large cinnamon rolls, this is enough for to generously cover all of them.
If you are doing a normal 9×13 sheet cake, a light icing on top of 24 cupcakes, or a more “naked” layered cake look then this should be enough vegan buttercream.
However, if you are doing piping designs on your cupcakes or a multi-layered full icing cake, then you are going to want to double or triple the amount.
How should I use nutmeg spice maple vegan buttercream?
First, we will not judge you if you just lick it off the spoon. No judgements here. It’s that good.
If you want a simple treat, then spread this across some graham crackers is really delicious.
For some recipe ideas:
- Vegan Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls
- Vegan Pumpkin Cake
- Easy Vegan Pumpkin Bread
- Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
- Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes
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Vegan Nutmeg Spiced Maple Vegan Buttercream
- ½ cup vegan butter (soy free if needed)
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 2-4 tbsps unsweetened dairy free milk (we like oat best)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- In a large bowl, cream the vegan butter together for 2-3 minutes.
- Add 3 cups of powdered sugar. Beat together.
- Add 2 tablespoon dairy free milk, vanilla, maple syrup, nutmeg and remaining cup of powdered sugar. Beat together again.
- Use remaining 2 tablespoon of milk if needed for desired consistency.
- Use as needed. Makes 2 cups.
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