Easy Butter Icing

Author: Canadian Living

Whether you're decorating cupcakes or a full-size cake, this rich butter icing is a workhorse and much simpler to make than a classic buttercream icing. It's an absolute favourite in The Test Kitchen.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 6 cups icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream (35%)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Method

In bowl, beat butter until light; beat in sugar, ½ cup at a time. Beat in cream and vanilla until smooth.

Nutritional facts Per about

  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 94 mg
  • Sugars 33 g
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 258.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Potassium 8 mg
  • Cholesterol 39 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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