Saturday, August 24, 2013

My buttercream icing recipe

Many of you have asked for my icing recipe so I made a video tutorial for you, watch it here.


Recipe:

300 grams of unsalted butter (approximately 3 sticks)

300 grams of unsalted margarine

1 tbsp of clear vanilla

1 squirt of light corn syrup

Mix the above ingredients together for 5 minutes or until well combined with your stand mixer.

Return the mixing bowl to the scale and add 750 grams of powdered sugar.

Mix this once again starting at the lowest speed until powdered sugar gets moist then increase to maximum speed to whip the ingredients for 10 to 15 minutes.

*This icing will be too stiff to work with once refrigerated, leave it out at room temperature before decorating your cake.