Buttercream icing recipe
This is a basic recipe for soft icing that you can add your own flavourings and coourings to. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder
- 200g butter, softened
- 2 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture
- 2 tbsp milk
With an electric mixer, beat the butter until it is pale and fluffy.
Gradually beat in the icing mixture, half a cup at a time.
Use the milk at the end to thin the mixture. You will notice it makes it puff up.
You can add a number of flavourings and colourings to this mixure like vanilla or orange juice. You can also use the flavourings you buy in cake decorating section.
- Make sure you beat the butter well to begin with.
- This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.