Butter Icing.

4 oz 100g butter/Margarine.

8 oz 225g icing sugar sifted.

1 tsp vanilla essence.


1. Beat the butter/margarine using a wooden spoon until soft.

2. Add the essence, mix icing sugar a little at a time until all is mixed in.

3. Using a pallet knife spread the mixture over the middle(filling) top of your cake, to stop it dragging over your cake keep dipping the knife in a cup of freshly boiled water.


For different flavour add 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder, or food flavouring. Change the colour ad 1-2 tsp food colouring.


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