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Citrus Buttercream

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About the bake

Level up your standard buttercream by giving it a citrus twist. We show you how to work in juice from oranges, lemons or limes. A Citrus Buttercream makes a really good topping for loaf cakes, cupcakes and even as a filling for a sponge cake. If you want some handy tips on creating proper buttercream have a look at our classic video below.

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  1. Step 1:

    Beat the butter and sugar together until smooth, then add the vanilla extract.

  2. Step 2:

    Mix in the orange/lemon/lime juice depending on your taste preference.


    • 100g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 1 Orange, lemon or lime (juice only)
    • 200g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract


  • Bowl
  • Sieve

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