Saturday, March 6, 2010

Buttercream Recipe Update...

Buttercream icing is by far my most favorite to make and use! It's simply delicious and travels well. I can get serious height, helping to create a ridiculously indulgent treat! Add a bar of melted dark chocolate for a change up!

Please enjoy this fantastic recipe!

Jess's Deliciously Simple Buttercream Icing
1 Stick of organic butter
1 tablespoon of bourbon vanilla extract
6 to 7 cups of confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup of heavy cream or half and half

Soften butter and combine vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Mix on medium speed until creamy. Add heavy cream to desired consistency(may add a lil less or more). Color may now be added.

Now go bake some cupcakes and have a very sweet weekend!

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16 comments:

  1. Hmmmm yummy! This is timed so well, I've been wanting to learn to make my own buttercream icing for months! Thanks!!!!!

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  2. thanks for stopping by! you will love this recipe!

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  3. Thank you!!!
    I really needed a recipe for butter cream!!

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  4. So good! I use you buttercream recipe all the time !!!

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  5. Ooooh Angelena thats great!

    Patricia I am sure you will love it! Its so simple, and equally yummy!

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  6. Yummy Nummy, Jess! I may have to try your recipe for Ellia's 1st BDay party at the end of the month...sounds divine :) Now if I could just master your gift for piping it onto the cupcakes!!

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  7. Yum! I LOVE that you use all butter. I do too. Can't stand crisco. That's why it's called BUTTERcream. Thanks for the recipe!

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  8. mmm! thank you - I need a good buttercream recipe!!! xoxo

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  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog and fb page! I noticed you are a fellow Alpha Xi! So cool! I'm an alumni of the Iota Beta Chapter in California. Fun blog-good luck with your business!

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  10. You must be reading my mind! I wanted to ask you for the recipe after twice falling in love with its deliciousness!! Thank you so much for the yummy cupcakes you brought to Christy in the hospital. You surely know how to make everything so special. They were such a hit with everyone but especially craved by ME!
    Any chance of getting that cake recipe too?
    Eileen S.

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  11. There is no going wrong with a good buttercream recipe! Love your site, so very cute!

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  12. OK, now I need a cupcake hehe!! :) I just have to tell you that the things you made for Christina were AMAZING and everything looked SOOOO cute!!! The party was fantastic! xoxox! -Holly

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  13. It's one of the best! Absolutely. I've been trying the same but I couldn't find the correct combination to do it as well you did. I just love the cupcake but this'll be my aim!

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Thanks for leaving some sweet PBD love!