Buttercream Icing Mix Instructions

Create a premium, white buttercream with real butter… in minutes!

  • Softened Butter (4 Tbsp per 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix)
  • Cool Water (1 Tbsp per 1 lb Buttercream Icing Mix)
  • Measuring Spoons, Cups, Food Scale
  • Electric Mixer with Paddle Attachment/Hand Mixer with Beater
  • Spatula / Bowl Scraper
  • Bench Scraper - for cutting out portions of product from the pail
  • Turntable, Piping Bags, Piping/Decorating Tips - for decorating

Tips Before Starting...

  • Increase or decrease the water or butter for your desired consistency. Dry climates may require up to double the mount of added liquid to achieve desired consistency.
  • Mix on low to medium to avoid air bubbles
  • If using shortening - we suggest using high ratio shortening (not Crisco or meat fat shortenings)
  • Use butter that is softened to room temperature

Step by Step Instructions

Medium consistency, most versatile applications
Using paddle attachment on electric mixer or beaters on hand mixer:

Step 1: Prepare ingredients – Buttercream Icing Mix, softened butter, cool water, stand mixer

buttercreamBase_step2.jpg#asset:238274Step 2: Add Buttercream Icing Mix and butter to mixing bowl

buttercreamBase_step3.jpg#asset:238275Step 3: Mix medium speed for 1-2 mins until butter is incorporated and smooth, scrape sides as necessary

buttercreamBase_step4.jpg#asset:238276Step 4: Mix low/medium speed, slowly add water until incorporated

buttercreamBase_step5.jpg#asset:238277Step 5: Mix another 1-2 minutes until smooth and you're ready to use!

Alternate Consistency Recipes:

By adjusting the amounts of butter or water that are added to the icing mix, you can create a buttercream consistency that is soft, medium or firm. Tip: If needed, double the water in dry climates

Icing Mix Butter Water
Recommended 1 lb (454g) 4 Tbsp (57g) 1 Tbsp (14g)
Firm 1 lb (454g) 4 Tbsp (57g) 1.5 tsp (7g)
Softer 1 lb (454g) 4 Tbsp (57g) 1.5 Tbsp (21g)
Extra Buttery 1 lb (454g) 8 Tbsp (114g) 1.5 tsp (7g)

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