Butter Frosting

By on January 9, 2012

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Ingredients: Makes enough to cover one 23 cm / 9 in cake
50g/2 oz butter or margarine, softened
250 g/9 oz icing (confectioners’) sugar, sifted
5 ml/1 tsp vanilla essence (extract)

30 ml/2 tbsp single (light) cream


Cream the butter or margarine until soft, then gradually blend in the sugar, the vanilla essence and cream until smooth and creamy.