First of all I would like to say a big sorry for being gone for such a long time but now I’m back and posts will be coming your way more often
Anyway on with baking and this time the theme is Buttercream icing
A couple of days ago I made some plain Halloween cupcakes (vanilla) with an orange coloured icing and some even had some Halloween shapes on. E.g. Ghosts, Pumpkins and haunted houses.
Anyway on with the recipe. This one is from a bake off book
You will need
125g unsalted butter
400g icing sugar
3-4 tablespoons milk
Put the soft butter into a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or an electric mixer until paler in colour and very creamy. Sift the icing sugar into the bowl. Add the milk. Beat until very smooth and thick
If you want a coloured buttercream icing then at the end get a cocktail stick and put into the colouring before adding to the mixture and beating thoroughly.
(TheBakerKid tip: use the icing immediately because otherwise the icing will be too firm to put onto your cakes and will not come out how you want it to.
I wish you good luck and be sure to leave a comment on how you get along.