Visiting a bakery has always delighted everyone, be it a kid or an adult or an oldie. Why? Simply because the bakery is a place where everything yummy and creamy and delicious is available, From freshly baked bread to some luscious cupcakes, everything is there! So, I thought of why not bring you up with a recipe of “Buttercream”. Why Buttercream? Well, simply because that is the most tempting thing in a cake that attracts us. And also, when you will come to know about the recipe, we are sure you will find that dry cake all frosty with a buttercream frosting.

Buttercream Frosting

And do you even know? There is a huge no. of Buttercream frosting recipe that is followed across the world. Or in other words, every nation and the sweet-toothed country has its version of Buttercream. Some of the famous frostings are American Buttercream, French Meringue Buttercream, Swiss Meringue Buttercream, German Meringue Buttercream, Chocolate Ganache, and more.

For their traditional recipes, you can also take a read of wherein I have shared how to make Buttercream at home and its recipe. For now, let us look at one of the most basic Buttercream recipes that are quite easy to make and requires only a few ingredients and steps.

Ingredients Required-

  • Half cup unsalted softened butter
  • One and a half teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Two cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • Two tablespoons milk
  • Three drops food colouring, or as needed (optional)

Ingredients for Frosting

How to Make Buttercream Frosting at Home?

  1. Beat the melted butter at room temperature with the help of a wooden spatula, if making it in a bowl. Beat this butter until it is smooth and fluffy, and while beating the butter, keep adding sugar, bit by bit. Also after all the sugar is in the bowl, at this point add vanilla extract.
  2. Keep beating the butter and sugar mix and pour some of the milk in this. Beat for another three to four minutes. Add food colouring, only if you want and beat for another thirty seconds till the time the texture is all smooth or till the time you have achieved your desired colour.

Mix the Ingredients

How to Use this Frosting?

Well, take a piping bag with a nozzle of your desired choice and fill up this frosting. Keep in the freezer for three to four minutes to let it set for good results. Now, decorate that yummy cupcake or that luscious cake you have baked. Make patterns like swirls, grass, roses, or daisy flower and your yummy cake is all set to be served.

Frosting Decoartion

In the hope that you will surely try this recipe, I will come back again with yet another recipe for you. Till then, bake-fail-try and repeat. And if you separately need a cake to satiate your desires, order cake online and sit back.