Vanilla Buttercream Frosting/Icing
Recipe type: Cake Icing/Frosting
  • 250 grams (9 ounces) Butter
  • 450 grams (3 cups) pure icing sugar
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) milk
  • ½ cup white chocolate buttons
  • 10 drops of Wilton White Icing colour (optional)
  • Remember when making these cupcakes you will need to double the quantities of the above ingredients as will be making two separate batches of icing. One for the layers and one for the decoration topping.
  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 cooled melted chocolate and mix until well combined
  7. Add white colouring if desired and mix until well combined
Recipe by The Love of Cake at