Best butter cream icing

    10 min

    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.

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    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