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Perfect butter icing

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Enough to ice 12 cupcakes

A beautifully pale and creamy butter icing

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  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 280g icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of milk


  1. Cube the butter and soften in the microwave for 15 seconds.

  2. Cream in a mixing bowl for 3-5 minutes with a hand mixer.

  3. Sift half of the icing sugar into the mixing bowl with the butter and mix for 2 minutes and sift in the remaining icing sugar.

  4. Mix for another 2 minutes add in the milk and mix for at least 5 minutes until pale and creamy. Enjoy icing your cakes!

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