Buttercream Icing

​A rich, soft filling for biscuits or for icing large or small cakes with variations for chocolate, coffee & lemon.

Buttercream Icing



  1. Sift the icing sugar.
  2. Cream the butter with half of the icing sugar, the vanilla and the milk. Beat until smooth and then gradually beat in the remaining icing sugar to give a good spreading consistency.



Chocolate Buttercream Icing

  • Sift 2 Tbsp cocoa with the icing sugar in above recipe.

Coffee Buttercream Icing

  • Beat 1 tablespoon coffee essence or espresso coffee into the buttercream.

Lemon Buttercream Icing

  • Beat 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest into the buttercream.