Mary berry buttercream icing recipes

Mary Berry's Chocolate Sponge Cake

Mary Berry's Chocolate Sponge Cake

Beat until you have a smooth buttercream, add more icing sugar if it seems too runny. Fill the cakes with half of the icing and spread the remainder on top
Mary Berry Viennese whirls

Mary Berry Viennese whirls

Pipe the buttercream over the jam and sandwich with the remaining biscuits. In a stand mixer add the butter and icing sugar into a bowl and beat until pale and fluffy
Ice Cream Accident Drip Cake

Ice Cream Accident Drip Cake

After levelling the cakes with a bread knife, I made a batch of basic buttercream and put buttercream and raspberry jam between each layer, using four of the cakes
coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

Adapted from MaryBerry's Baking Bible. I sifted icing sugar and added butter that had softened. To make the butter cream filling, blend together the butter, icing sugar and coffee extract until smooth, adding the milk if necessary
Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream.

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream.

{Adapted from MaryBerry's Complete Cookbook}. Icing Sugar. Iced with a zesty, zingy lemon buttercream - no one will be able to resist these
Coffee and Walnut cake

Coffee and Walnut cake

Unlike MaryBerry's version. buttercream to fill and top the cake. I used golden icing sugar as it has a
Classic Madeira Cake

Classic Madeira Cake

A few weeks before the birthday party I did a practice run of the cake to get to grips with using fondant icing and the recipe I’d tried out – MaryBerry’s Madeira Cake – went down so well with everyone there was no question that I’d be using it for the real thing
Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

And could it get even better for the contestants working alongside the baking queen that is MaryBerry and the bread master, Paul Hollywood
Victoria Sandwich Sponge Cake Revisited!

Victoria Sandwich Sponge Cake Revisited!

To make this British Classic Cake I adapted MaryBerry's Recipe. I used the creaming method of making the sponge batter which gave yet even more lightness but feel free to follow MaryBerry's all in one method and you will still get an oh so soft sponge cake, it will be hard to resist taking an extra slice
Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

And the winner of the LOVELY book, MaryBerry’s Ultimate Cake Book, goes to……….  Vanessa from Cakes and Teacups for her LOVELY Black Forest Gateau, as this was the FIRST time she has ever attempted anything like this, and she will really benefit from the Mary Bery book as a novice cake maker, plus, her Black Forest Gateau was GORGEOUS
Football Game Birthday Cake

Football Game Birthday Cake

Sandwich the two traybake sponge layers together with vanilla buttercream and jam. Carefully lift the green fondant icing and place on top of the cake and smooth down around the sides, ensuring that there are no air bubbles
Viennese Whirls – GBBO 2016 – Biscuit week

Viennese Whirls – GBBO 2016 – Biscuit week

So this week’s recipe is MaryBerry’s recipe for Viennese Whirls. I was so glad Mary said on Bake Off that it is essential to make sure the butter is soft, very soft, otherwise it is too stiff to pipe the mixture
Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

My mum and MaryBerry think Flora or other soft margarine work best for vanilla cupcakes – who am I to disagree with the two best cake makers I know