Real strawberry buttercream icing

    Real strawberry buttercream icing

    7saves
    40min


    6 people made this

    About this recipe: This buttercream icing is made with fresh strawberries for an intense and real strawberry flavour and colour without using extracts or jelly. It involves making a strawberry puree. If you love strawberries, you'll love this icing!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • 160g fresh strawberries
    • 225g butter
    • 425g icing sugar, sifted, divided
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Place strawberries in a blender; puree until smooth.
    2. Transfer strawberry puree to a saucepan over medium heat; bring to the boil, stirring often, until puree is reduced by at least half, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool completely.
    3. Beat butter with an electric mixer in a bowl until light and fluffy.
    4. Beat 125g icing sugar into butter until just blended.
    5. Beat 2 tablespoons cooled strawberry puree and vanilla extract into butter mixture until just blended.
    6. Add 100g icing sugar, followed by 2 tablespoons strawberry puree; beat until blended. Repeat with remaining icing sugar and puree, adding in batches and beating well until just blended.

    Tip

    For more intense strawberry flavor, reduce strawberry puree longer until desired intensity is reached.

    Recently viewed

    Reviews (2)

    Shazzbot
    3

    Great idea, using fresh fruit. Do you think it would work with frozen? (when strawberries are out of season) I suppose, just reduce the wetter defrosted frozen fruit for longer. Very nice piping, btw! What nozzle did you use? - 18 May 2016

    by
    1

    - Rated on - 25 Jul 2016

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate