1. 250g unsalted butter, softened

  2. 3 cups (450g) icing sugar, sifted

  3. Queen Flavour for Icing

  4. Queen Red Food Colour Gel


  1. 1

    Place butter in bowl of a stand mixing and beat on medium-high speed for 6-8 minutes until pale and fluffy.

  2. 2

    With mixer off, sift in icing sugar and flavour, folding to combine. Return to mixer and beat until combined, approximately 2-3 minutes.

  3. 3

    Add Food Colour Gel and mix until desired shade is reached.

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Comments & Reviews

the butter cream recipe was amazing and consistency was great though mabey next time i would use less butter/margarine because it was a bit to buttery and creamy and made me feel a bit sick after would’s but otherwise great.😊🤢😁👍


I accidently used margarine instead of butter. Turn out it good tho! Xx