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Buttercream Icing Mix Recipes

Posted by Satin Ice, on Oct 31, 2019

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Buttercream Icing Mix is the perfect base for delicious recipes ranging from frostings and fillings to mousses! Get creative and try out the recipes below or submit one of your own!

Chocolate Buttercream 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  •  1.5 oz cocoa powder 
  •  4 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted) 
  •  2 Tbsp & ½ tsp heavy cream 

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & cocoa powder together on low speed until powder is not loose, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate.

2. Add butter, mix on low speed until combined.

3. Beat on medium speed until all the butter is incorporated fully (apx. 1-2 minutes)

4. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

5. Switch to low/medium speed and slowly add cream.

6. Continue to mix on low/medium speed if desired until buttercream is very smooth (apx. 1-2 minutes). 

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.


Salted Caramel Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  • 6 oz melted salted caramel chips
  • 4 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted)

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & salted caramel chips together on low speed, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate.

2. Add butter, mix on low speed until combined.

3. Beat on medium speed until all the butter is incorporated fully (apx. 1-2 minutes)

4. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

5. Continue to mix on low/medium speed if desired until buttercream is very smooth (apx. 1-2 minutes). 

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.


Peanut Butter Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  • 5 oz peanut butter
  • 4 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted)
  • 1 tsp heavy cream

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & peanut butter together on low speed, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate.

2. Add butter, mix on low speed until combined.

3. Beat on medium speed until all the butter is incorporated fully (apx. 1-2 minutes)

4. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

5. Switch to low/medium speed and slowly add cream.

6. Continue to mix on low/medium speed if desired until buttercream is very smooth (apx. 1-2 minutes). 

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.


Cream Cheese Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  • 5 oz cream cheese
  • 2 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted)

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & cream cheese together on low speed, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate.

2. Add butter, mix on low speed until combined.

3. Beat on medium speed until all the butter is incorporated fully (apx. 1-2 minutes)

4. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

5. Continue to mix on low/medium speed if desired until buttercream is very smooth(apx. 1-2 minutes). 

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.



Mint Chocolate Chip Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  • 2 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted)
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chocolate chips
  • optional: 1 drop green gel coloring 

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & butter together on low speed, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate.

2. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

3. Switch to low/medium speed and add peppermint extract & green gel coloring to preference.

4. Add water to texture and continue mixing on low/medium speed until smooth & fully incorporated (apx. 1-2 minutes).

5. Add chocolate chips & mix briefly to incorporate.

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.


Irish Cream Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix
  • 4 oz butter (½ salted, ½ unsalted)
  • 3 1/2 tsp Irish Cream Liqueur

Instructions: 

1. Mix icing mix & butter together on low speed, until combined, then increase to medium speed to fully incorporate. (apx. 1-2 minutes)

2. Scrape sides of bowl & paddle as necessary.

3. Switch to low/medium speed and add Baileys.

4. Continue to mix on low/medium speed if desired until buttercream is very smooth (apx. 1-2 minutes). 

*For best results, do not beat on high or air bubbles may form.


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