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The best Butter cream

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Enough to fill and cover a 7" sandwich cake

This is so tasty light and creamy and not sickly and too sweet!

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  • 100g (4oz) cold butter
  • 225g (8oz) icing sugar, sifted
  • 30ml (2tbsp) fresh milk
  • Vanilla essence (optional)


  1. Cream the butter adding the icing sugar slowly

  2. Gradually beat in the milk

  3. Continue to beat until light and fluffy

  4. (Stir in the vanilla essence) chill until a little thicker, keep refrigerated before use.

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