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Favourite Buttercream

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Introduction

Easy to make, foolproof, very convenient and definitely yummy

Easy to make, foolproof, very convenient and definitely yummy

Ingredients

Serves: bout 12 cupcakes for piping

Metric Cups
  • 100 grams butter
  • 100 grams vegetable shortening
  • 10 tablespoons icing sugar (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • food colouring (or flavourings of choice)
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 4 ounces vegetable shortening
  • 10 tablespoons confectioners' sugar (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • food colouring (or flavourings of choice)

Method

Favourite Buttercream is a community recipe submitted by Forizon and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cream butter and shortening till mixed. add the sifted icing sugar spoonful by spoonfuls and continue to cream. scrape around the bowl to make sure everything is well mixed.
  • add in the vanilla and extracts or colorings and mix till combined.
  • Cream butter and shortening till mixed. add the sifted confectioners' sugar spoonful by spoonfuls and continue to cream. scrape around the bowl to make sure everything is well mixed.
  • add in the vanilla and extracts or colorings and mix till combined.
  • Additional Information

    depending on the temperature of the room, i sometimes put the cream in fridge first before for more firmness for pipping. if made beforehand, cover the cream with clingwrap and put in room temperature for bout 10 mins then whip for bout 2 mins again to make sure there is no lumps.

    depending on the temperature of the room, i sometimes put the cream in fridge first before for more firmness for pipping. if made beforehand, cover the cream with clingwrap and put in room temperature for bout 10 mins then whip for bout 2 mins again to make sure there is no lumps.

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