Easy peasy buttercream

Easy peasy buttercream


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About this recipe: This is great to ice/sandwich cakes together. Add flavours if you want. This buttercream can be stored in the fridge for several days, just soften by leaving at room temperature for a little while before using.

Nicolelovebaking Hampshire, England, UK

Makes: 1 (420g) batch buttercream icing

  • 140g butter, softened
  • 280g icing sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • few drops food coloring (optional)

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Mix the butter and icing sugar. Add a tablespoon of milk if too stiff. Add the vanilla and mix with an electric mixer. Add a few drops of food colouring if required. Use or store covered in the fridge for a few days until needed.


I really don't want to tell, but I make loads of mess with the icing sugar.

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Easiest recipe, I've ever done but not messiest. - 08 Nov 2015

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