When it comes to baking, Wilton are the experts! Today we share their classic Buttercream Icing Recipe and you won’t want to miss it!

wilton buttercream icing recipe for cake decorating

If you love to bake, this Wilton Buttercream Icing Recipe is a must make. It uses simple ingredients, is beginner-friendly, and tastes delicious. What more could you want?

When it comes to buttercream recipes, the Wilton version is especially versatile. You can adjust the consistency for piping and for also icing cakes.

Wilton Buttercream Icing Recipe Ingredients

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  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup solid vegetable shortening
  • half cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 cups (1 lb.) sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk or water      

Kitchen Tools Required:

  • Electric mixer with paddle attachment (or hand mixer with beaters)
  • Large bowl
  • Silicone spatula

Wilton Buttercream Icing Recipe Video

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We have included an excellent video from Wilton that shows you how to make their classic Vanilla Buttercream.

The instructor has some excellent tips and tricks, so be sure to view. This way you are guaranteed to achieve the best possible result. To watch, click Play above now ^

Wilton Cake Decorating Set

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Take your Baking to a whole new level with this Wilton Master Decorating Tips Kit.  It’s inexpensive and is an essential tool for the home Baker. It comes with 55 individual pieces and you will be able to achieve totally professional results as you see in the Bakery.

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