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Yummy Butter Cream

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tryingtobemarypoppins Tue 09-Jun-09 19:57:44

Hello Ladies
What is the best butter for making butter cream??

Thanks in advance!

tryingtobemarypoppins Tue 09-Jun-09 20:27:13


SoupDragon Tue 09-Jun-09 20:27:37

Unsalted probably.

whooosh Tue 09-Jun-09 20:28:49

Who cares??? I Luuuuuurve buttercream.

ByThePowerOfGreyskull Tue 09-Jun-09 20:30:06

I use sainsbury's slightly salted organic
250g butter to 500g icing sugar and a splash of milk.

tryingtobemarypoppins Tue 09-Jun-09 20:32:47

ooooooo yum thats way more incing sugar than I use. I do 50/50. Will try adding loads more!

ByThePowerOfGreyskull Tue 09-Jun-09 20:38:35

I think that is why I need a splash of milk to soften it up a bit. grin

SoupDragon Tue 09-Jun-09 20:40:07

I do it by taste. Chunk of soft butter in the food processor and add icing sugar til it tastes just right. Sometimes add some proper vanilla essence or some melted chocolate.

whooosh Tue 09-Jun-09 20:44:43

<salivating emoticon>

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