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About the bake

Ever wondered how to make buttercream icing from scratch? Look no further...Not only can we show you how to make buttercream, this smooth buttercream recipe is going to up raise your icing game to a whole new level. 

With the addition of Billington's Golden Icing Sugar you will achieve a fluffy buttercream frosting tinted with a hint of beautiful caramel colour and flavour. Guaranteed to transform your cupcakes from ordinary to extraordinary. 

5Prep Time


  1. Step 1:

    Beat the butter and sugar together until smooth, before adding the vanilla extract. Adding a splash of milk, if preferred will help soften and make a soft smooth consistency.

  2. Step 2:

    To create a coloured buttercream, add a few drops of food colouring at a time, mixing until your reach the desired colour.


    • 50g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 200g Billington's Unrefined Golden Icing Sugar
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • A few drops Food colouring


  • Bowl

Nutritional Information

per 25g
  • 129cal Energy
  • 6.8g Fat
  • 4.3g of which Saturates
  • 17g Carbohydrates
  • 16g of which Sugars
  • 0g Protein
  • 0g Salt

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