Pink Champagne Buttercream

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Nothing goes better with delicious Pink Champagne Cake than this flavorful and sophisticated Pink Champagne Buttercream!

This frosting is SO easy to make, and the distinct champagne flavor is unmistakable without being overpowering.

Pink Champagne Buttercream Frosting- So flavorful and easy to make! We love it with our Pink Champagne Layer Cakes and Cupcakes!

Why we Love It

This silky smooth and perfectly pipeable Pink Champagne Buttercream Frosting is sure to make any occasion feel more special! Here are a few reasons why we love it:

  • Light Pink Champagne Flavor
  • Super easy to make
  • Pipes perfectly
  • Perfect frosting for special occasions like New Year's Eve, bridal showers, birthdays, anniversaries, and more!

Pink Champagne Cakes

We have two Pink Champagne Cake recipes in our recipes section (in addition to other champagne cakes!)

One is our Pink Champagne Cake from Scratch, and the other is our Pink Champagne Cake from Cake Mix. Both of them taste amazing!

So, whether you enjoy baking cake recipes scratch, or working with doctored cake mix recipes, we have an amazing Pink Champagne Cake Recipe for you to try!

More Champagne Cake Recipes

We love champagne Cakes! Here are a few of our favorites- they are sure to make any occasion feel more special.

Aside from our pink champagne cakes, some of our most popular are: Champagne and Strawberries Cake, Champagne Pound Cake, and Strawberry Champagne Cake (from cake mix).

Don't miss these fun and delicious "Boozy Cake" recipes too!

Delicious Pink Champagne Buttercream Frosting Recipe by! Online cake tutorials and cake recipes!

Pink Champagne Buttercream

This easy and delicious Pink Champagne Buttercream is perfect for your special occasion cakes!

This delicious Pink Champagne Buttercream tastes amazing with Pink Champagne Cakes and Cupcakes! It pipes perfectly also!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • *This is a double batch-- If you are not doing a lot of piping, you can make a half batch.
  • 4 sticks (452g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 12 cups (1380g) powdered sugar (depending on the desired consistency, more sugar = more crusting) If you prefer a frosting that crust less, see the note at the bottom of the recipe.
  • 4 teaspoons ( 16g) vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon (6g) salt
  • ½ cup (122g) pink champagne
  • Pink Coloring Gel of Choice (We used a touch of Americolor Deep Pink)


  1. Cream the softened butter until smooth and lightened in color
  2. Blend in the salt and vanilla
  3. Gradually add the powdered sugar with the champagne until the powdered sugar is incorporated. Beat at medium speed 3 to 4 minutes. The texture will become very smooth. If you are tinting the entire batch of buttercream light pink, you can add a very small amount of coloring gel while it is mixing.
  4. This recipe makes approximately 8 cups of frosting.


*For a softer buttercream with a much lighter crust, cut the amount of powdered sugar from 12 to 9 or 10 cups and cut the amount of champagne from ½ cup to ¼ cup + 1 Tablespoon. Also, cut the salt to ½ teaspoon. This lighter consistency works well for cupcakes or cakes that don't require the Viva method of smoothing.


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  1. I could only find Verdi Raspberry Spumante as my champagne. Would I need to adjust the recipe since this is a sweeter wine?

  2. This icing was super delicious, not overly sweet, light and airy. It's the perfect icing for your champagne cake. Absolutely Delicious!! This recipe is a keeper for sure!

    1. Hi Tammy, although it would be a small amount, I wouldn't recommend this for children. You could always make the frosting and reserve out a bit of the frosting (to combine with milk instead) just before you add the champagne to the mixing bowl.