Butter cream
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Recipe type: baking
Serves: 12 cupcakes
  • 125g softened butter
  • 1½ cups (240g) icing sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  1. Beat the butter in a small bowl with an electric mixer until the butter goes as white as possible.
  2. Beat in half the sifted icing sugar, then the milk and then the remaining sifted icing sugar.
  3. Beat until smooth and spreadable.
  4. If you are making chocolate buttercream sift ⅓ cup (35g) cocoa powder in with the icing sugar before mixing into the butter.
Recipe by Shades of Cinnamon at https://www.shadesofcinnamon.com/chocolate-cupcakes/