Best butter cream icing

Best butter cream icing


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About this recipe: This buttercream icing provides a light and creamy way to decorate your cakes and cupcakes. Add food colouring, if liked. Start with just a drop and add more till you get the colour you want.

Makes: 150 g icing

  • 75g butter
  • 175g icing sugar
  • few drops vanilla extract
  • milk, as needed

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Place butter in a bowl and beat until soft. Gradually sift and beat in icing sugar. Add a few drops of vanilla. Add milk (or water) as needed to reach a fluffy, spreadable consistency.

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Delish! Had a ginger cake mix in the cupboard so made it into cupcakes and put this butter icing on top and they vanished quickly. Thanks for recipe. - 02 Feb 2014

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