Best ever buttercream frosting

A great activity  is letting the kids decorate their own cupcakes. To do that you need the best butter cream frosting.
IMG_6319-0.JPG Give this one a try, a great topper on any cupcake or cake.

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Pop bowls of lollies out and let kids creativity go wild, if you are sticking to a colour them tailor the lollies and frosting to suit !

125grams softened butter
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
1tsp vanilla essence
1Tb thickened cream

1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter in a bowl until light and fluffy.
2. Add icing sugar mixture, cream, vanilla and flavourings (if desired), beating constantly until combined.

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Flavouring ideas:
Strawberry: add 1tsp strawberry essence and a few drops of pink food colouring.

Lemon: add half a lemons zest a drop of yellow colouring and 2tsp of the lemon juice.

Chocolate: add 4TB cocoa powder

 

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