Pink Buttercream Icing

Pink Buttercream Icing


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This is a simple buttercream recipe with a pink hue but you can use any colour you like. It is ideal for decorating special occasion cakes.

Judy Wattenbarger

Serves: 15 

  • 190g butter
  • 6 cups icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) milk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 7 drops red food colouring

Preparation:20min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Beat butter in a large bowl until fluffy. Gradually add 3 cups of the sifted icing sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in the vanilla, salt and 1/3 cup of the milk. Gradually beat in the 3 remaining cups of icing sugar. Beat in additional milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) if needed to make icing of spreading consistency. If desired, tint the icing pink with 6 to 8 drops of red food colouring.

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