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Perfect butter icing

By Cerys35 (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Makes Enough to ice 12 cupcakes
A beautifully pale and creamy butter icing


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


  • STEP 1
    Cube the butter and soften in the microwave for 15 seconds.
  • STEP 2
    Cream in a mixing bowl for 3-5 minutes with a hand mixer.
  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 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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