Plain Butter Cream Icing

Plain Butter Cream Icing

Serves 1
Prep time 10 minutes
Allergy / Intolerance Amines, Artificial Addititives, Artificial Colours, Dairy, Egg, Glutamates, Preservatives, Salicylates, Wheat
Suitable for Dairy / Lactose Free, Gluten Free, RPAH Elimination Diet - Low Chemical / Failsafe
Meal type Ingredient
Misc Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Special Occasions
Plain butter cream icing.


  • 60g butter or Nuttelex (at room temperature)
  • 3/4 cups pure icing sugar (sifted)
  • 1/2 - 1 tablespoon milk or milk-substitute (at room temperature)


1. With an electric mixer beat the butter until it is smooth and pale.
2. Add 1/2 tablespoon milk and the icing sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.
3. Add a little extra milk if a smoother consistency is required.


Low Chemical / Failsafe

This recipe makes enough icing to cover a small cake or a batch of cup cakes, depending on how thick it is applied.

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