Butter icing

Prep: 10 mins
Butter icing

200g icing sugar

150g butter

Few drops vanilla extract

Beat the butter for 5-8 minutes using a food mixer.  It should be really, really creamy. 

Sieve in the icing sugar and mix for another 5 minutes.  

Add in the vanilla extract.  This is the time to add food colouring if you want to colour your icing. 

Mix one last time. 

Serves
Makes enough for 12 cupcakes

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Cake Stall, Cupcakes

Special Info
Gluten free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

It is possible to make this the day before using.  Keep it in a covered bowl in the fridge and when you want to use it, beat for 5 minutes again. 

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