I usually prefer to keep my cakes simple and naked. If I do use a frosting recipe; it is got to be simple to make and not complicated. Here is the recipe I most commonly use to frost my cakes. The ratio is simple 1:2 – for one cup of butter double the icing sugar. Absolutely no fuss right 🙂 You can add any kind of flavouring or colour to tint the frosting.
140g butter, softened
280g icing sugar
2-3 tbsp milk
1tsp vanilla extract
Few drops food colouring of your choice
- Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft.
- Add half of the icing sugar and beat until smooth on a low speed to begin with. Cover your bowl with a cloth if you want to avoid your kitchen countertop with sugar all over.
- Add the remaining icing sugar and one tablespoon of the milk and…
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