Carole's buttercream filling

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  • 5min

About this recipe: A soft cream for sponge cakes and top of fairy cakes. If you want chocolate flavoured buttercream, add one tablespoon of cocoa powder.

caz12 Lincolnshire, England, UK

Ingredients

Serves: 6 

  • 75g butter
  • 175g icing sugar, sieved
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Method

Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

  1. In a bowl, whisk the butter until soft and fluffy.
  2. Add half of the sieved icing sugar, beat until mixed.
  3. Add the remaining sugar and milk and mix until smooth.

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Reviews (3)

nano
by
13

just did it omg lovely i wanty to fill a sponge cake with it not sure wether to uas jam aswell i do i just use this - 22 Oct 2012

Lozdi
by
8

I love this! Very tasty and easy, and not too sweet, I added just a little vanilla, half a teaspoon, but it works very well without it, I just love to add a lil' vanilla to stuff! - 12 Nov 2012

marie.grant1
4

Just made this tonight to put between my cake, it was delish, just glad no-one was in to lick the spoon, got it all to myself, will definitely be making this again - 21 Nov 2013

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