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Perfectly pipeable frosting

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Prep: 20 minutes Cook:

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Can pipe more than 24 cupcakes

Good for cake bakers and those who want to add an extra special touch to their cupcakes or larger cakes

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  • 125g of softened butter
  • 300g of icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons of milk


  1. Mix together the butter for 2 minutes until creamy

  2. Add in the icing sugar in intervals of 2 heaped serving spoons, mixing for 1-2 minutes at a time. Do this until you have a quarter of your icing sugar left.

  3. Add in your vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon if milk, mix together for 2 minutes.

  4. Whilst mixing, add another tablespoon of milk.

  5. Mix in the rest of the icing sugar.

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