Vanilla Buttercream Icing/Frosting
Recipe type: Cake Icing
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Vanilla Buttercream Icing/Frosting
  • 250 grams (9 ounces) butter
  • 600 grams (4 cups) pure icing sugar sifted
  • 60ml ( ¼ cup) milk
  • Wilton White Icing Colouring (optional)
  1. Butter needs to be at room temperature so remove from fridge at least one hour prior to use
  2. Cut butter into small cubes and place into mixing bowl
  3. Use electric beater on high and beat butter for 3 minutes or until fluffy
  4. Gradually add icing sugar a cup at a time with a small amount of the milk until all combined
  5. If icing is fairly thick add small amounts of milk until happy with consistency
  6. Add chosen icing colour and mix until well combined
  7. This recipe will make enough icing for one cake or 12-18 cupcakes depending on the icing technique used
Recipe by The Love of Cake at