Cupcakes with white buttercream frosting on white background

Christmas spice buttercream

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


Makes 650g

Take your Christmas cupcakes to the next level with a frosting made using our festive spice. Perfect for adding seasonal cheer to your standard bakes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal291
  • fat17g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars33g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0.4g


  • 250g softened butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 400g icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 1 tbsp festive spice, see our recipe


  1. Tip the butter into a large bowl and whisk with an electric hand whisk. Add the icing sugar, milk and festive spice mix. Mix well, first with a spoon, then with the electric beaters until smooth and fluffy. Makes enough for 1 x 20cm sandwich cake or 12 cupcakes.

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