Go Back

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream Frosting/ Icing is a type of icing or filling, used inside cakes, as a coating, and as decoration. In its simplest form, it is made by creaming butter with powdered sugar, although other fats can be used, such as margarine or lard. Colorings and flavorings are often added, such as chocol


  • 2 cups sugar Icing or powdered
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons Milk cream or light


  • Cream the butter and sugar till smooth and well blended..
  • Add vanilla.
  • With mixer on low speed, gradually beat in sugar.
  • Add milk and beat on high speed till light and fluffy.
  • Add a little more milk, if needed.
  • Use colours as per your choice.
  • For Rainbow icing, take the piping bag, your choice of colours and a thin paint brush.
  • Carefully dip the brush in a colour and draw a line inside the piping bag, starting from the tip.
  • Wash the brush and dip in another colour.
  • Leaving a small gap, draw another line.
  • Continue till you are finished with the colours.
  • Carefully put the icing inside the bag.
  • Squeeze out a bit to check if it forms the stripes.
  • Start decorating your cake!!! :-).