Viva La Buttercream

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    Danish Butter Shortbread

    Danish Butter Shortbread Girls go crazy for a Shortbread Man. Perfect for gifts, or Bake Sales, or sundays.. 250 g (9oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) If you can’t get Lurpak, use a good quality high fat Butter1/2 cup Castor (Superfine) Sugar2 1/2 cups Plain (All Purpose) Flour Preheat your oven to 150℃ (300℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and convection oven heats may varyUsing an electric mixer, with the paddle attachment, cream...

    Basic Buttercream

    Basic Buttercream While the process is basic, the taste is far from it. Perfect for every kind of baking need, and crusting too, so perfect for playing with your food! 500 g (18 oz) Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar)250 g (9 oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible, or another quality butter)2 tsp Vanilla FlavourWater to thin as necessary Mix the butter until it’s soft and creamy, and add your icing sugar a bit at a time, making sure it’s nice and mixed...

    Caramel Fudge

    Caramel Fudge Nothing beats Caramel Fudge. Perfect for gifts, at Christmas, or if you want to see sounds. You can desecrate it with salt if you're into that, just don't tell me you did it. 395 grams (14 oz) Sweetened Condensed Milk125 grams (4 1/2 oz) Butter, melted2 tbsp Golden Syrup (You can substitute with Corn Syrup, but get Golden syrup if you can.)1 cup Brown Sugar (You can substitute Dark Brown Sugar for a stronger flavour)150...

    Scones

    Scones This basic scone recipe can be used for sweet or savoury scones, just add what you like! 3 cup Self Raising Flour80 grams (3oz Butter (Lurpak if possible) (Chilled, and chopped)1 cup Milk Preheat your oven to 220℃ (420℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and convection oven heats may vary.Add flour and butter to a food processor, and blend until fine crumbs. Alternatively, you can ‘rub’ the butter and flour together using your...

    Sugar Cookies

    Sugar Cookies From Wedding favours to afternoon tea, this humble no spread recipe is perfect for al your cookie needs. 3 cups Plain (All Purpose) Flour1 cup Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar, Confectioners Sugar)250 g (9oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) (Chilled, and cubed)1 Egg1 tbsp Milk1 tsp Vanilla Essence/Flavouring1 tsp Cinnamon Preheat your oven to 160℃ (320℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and convection oven heats may vary.In a food...

    Strawberry Syrup

    Strawberry Syrup This delicious syrup is perfect for fillings or drizzling over sweets. Once you've had homemade you'll never use the fake stuff again. 1 punnet Strawberries Fresh or frozen (hulled and quartered)1/2 cup Granulated Sugar (1/3 for Tart syrup)2 tsp Vanilla Essence/flavouring Hull and quarter your strawberries, and place into a dry saucepan, over low to medium heat. Add granulated sugar and vanilla.Heat the strawberries...