An ode to buttercream - one of baking's most satisfying ingredients!
All keen bakers know buttercream is a vital ingredient to making a cake with that wow-factor!
Thick and creamy buttercream is the best icing for both decorating and filling baked goods, giving them extra texture and the most satisfying feeling when you take a bite!
Here are some of our favourite recipes with buttercream on Lifestyle FOOD.
Monte Carlos are an old favourite for many Australians, and, on River Cottage Australia, Paul West showed us how we can make them at home. This
These rich cupcakes by Rachel Allen are perfect for caramel lovers. The buttercream icing is pumped into the centre of each cupcake, and swirled on top to form perfect, irresistible peaks.
We are drooling over this caramel layer cake with chocolate ganache and white chocolate buttercream! If you're dedicating some time to your next baking session, we recommend giving this one a whirl. You'll be in no shortage of friends begging for a slice!
For a summery dessert, these cupcakes combine a light, citrus cake with a moorish coconut buttercream icing. Perfect for an after work or school treat.
If anybody knows baking, it's the beloved host of The Great British Bake Off, Mary Berry. This delicious cake has a scrumptious vanilla buttercream filling, in between layers of a classic walnut sponge cake.
These melting moments have a twist in their buttercream filling, which is actually orange flavoured. This snack is best enjoyed with a cup of tea, if you ask us.
This rich and colourful cake won't be for everyone, but those who love the combination of berries and chocolate will go bonkers for this dessert!