Dessert Recipes- How to Make Buttercream Icing

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In this video, we’ll show you how to make an almost-professional buttercream icing that’s perfect for cakes, cupcakes and desserts. Softened butter and confectioners’ sugar are beaten together and flavored with milk and vanilla extract. While this recipe is for a pale white buttercream, you can certainly add food coloring or pureed fruits to color it as you like!  

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  1. Rainbow Rose

    Allrecipes, this "professional" buttercream is split. There is way too much liquid in it & it is most probably made with cold milk

  2. your "buttercream" is broken .

  3. I've used this exact recipe and it separated when I used it as filling and icing for my cake ☹️

  4. Allen Archer

    that icing is split. I only watched the video because the icing in the thumbnail looked split. why was this uploaded?

  5. Heghineh Cooking Show

    They turned out so pretty , love the color 🌸

  6. Anne Collins

    Can you use butter flavor Crisco in the recipe?

  7. The icing looks separated. Somethings off

  8. It separated


    Did they use margarine on accident??


    This is terrible. The end result fell apart and isn't stable.

  11. Isn't buttercream supposed to be more smooth looking? This looks grainy. Doesn't seem right.

  12. Rose Bolivar

    It seems to me that the texture is too soft

  13. Debbie Mcclure

    Goin to try this, looks easy enuf. And looks delicious. Tyfs. God bless you

  14. Allie Collins

    what is up with that texture?

  15. Noreen's Kitchen

    Forgive me, once again, Allrecipes, but this "professional" buttercream is a MESS! This has broken or split . It is runny and so soft that you could not pip this with a decorative tip. You could see it when it split because you did not properly stabilize it and added way too much liquid, along with liquid food coloring. So much is wrong here.

  16. Amelia Cochrane

    Is it just me or does it look split ?

  17. Marvelle Jevon

    do they have taste?

  18. How to save buttercream icing from melting in hot climate?

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