Carole's buttercream filling

    5 min

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

    Lincolnshire, England, UK
    228 people made this

    Serves: 6 

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

    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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    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


    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


    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