This vanilla buttercream icing is really simple using your Thermo machine.  It’s great to use on top of cupcakes, a cake or under fondant.   The vanilla beans give it a beautiful taste, actually its SO good!

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Tracey and Jo

February 20, 2018
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  • 125 g butter
  • 2 c icing sugar
  • the seeds from 1 x vanilla pod


  1. Put butter into your mixing jug and blitz for 1 min/speed 4
  2. Insert your whipping tool, scrape the sides and repeat blitzing again for 1 min/speed 4
  3. Scrape the insides from 1 x vanilla pod and put this in your mixing jug, turn machine onto speed 3
  4. While your machine is mixing on speed 3 add the icing sugar through the hole of your lid until incorporated
  5. Pipe onto your cake and enjoy!


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