Creamy Butter Icing

Author: Canadian Living

This is perfect for decorating any kind of cake because it tints well and spreads and pipes smoothly. You can vary the flavour with almond, maple, rum, coconut or peppermint extract.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 5 cups icing sugar
  • 2/3 cups whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Method

In bowl, beat butter until light; gradually beat in sugar and cream, making 3 additions of sugar and 2 of cream. Beat in vanilla. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days; beat to use.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1 tbsp (15 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 30 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Calories 66.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g
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