Mary berry buttercream icing recipes

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Mary Berry's Chocolate Sponge Cake

Mary Berry's Chocolate Sponge Cake

Beat until you have a smooth buttercream, add more icing sugar if it seems too runny. Fill the cakes with half of the icing and spread the remainder on top
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coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

Adapted from Mary Berry's Baking Bible. I sifted icing sugar and added butter that had softened. To make the butter cream filling, blend together the butter, icing sugar and coffee extract until smooth, adding the milk if necessary
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Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream.

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream.

{Adapted from Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook}. Icing Sugar. Iced with a zesty, zingy lemon buttercream - no one will be able to resist these
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Carrot and Orange Cupcakes with Orange Brown Sugar Buttercream

Carrot and Orange Cupcakes with Orange Brown Sugar Buttercream

Cakes - adapted from Mary Berry's Baking Bible. Add the icing sugar, brown sugar and half the orange juice and beat together to incorporate
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Classic Madeira Cake

Classic Madeira Cake

A few weeks before the birthday party I did a practice run of the cake to get to grips with using fondant icing and the recipe I’d tried out – Mary Berry’s Madeira Cake – went down so well with everyone there was no question that I’d be using it for the real thing
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November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

Kate and I are looking for any type of cake, BUT, a Celebration Cake would be WONDERFUL, and there will be a PRIZE for the BEST cake recipe and post submitted, the prize is a copy of  Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book
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Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

And could it get even better for the contestants working alongside the baking queen that is Mary Berry and the bread master, Paul Hollywood
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Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

And the winner of the LOVELY book, Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book, goes to……….  Vanessa from Cakes and Teacups for her LOVELY Black Forest Gateau, as this was the FIRST time she has ever attempted anything like this, and she will really benefit from the Mary Bery book as a novice cake maker, plus, her Black Forest Gateau was GORGEOUS
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Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Swedish Princess Cake: GBBO Week #6

Mary Berry's recipe for a Swedish Princess cake (or Prinsesstårta) was this week's technical challenge
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Perfect, simple carrot cake tray bake with cream cheese frosting

Perfect, simple carrot cake tray bake with cream cheese frosting

I use this Mary Berry with Lakeland tray (affiliate). Beat the icing sugar and cream cheese together until light and smooth
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Victoria Sandwich Sponge Cake Revisited!

Victoria Sandwich Sponge Cake Revisited!

To make this British Classic Cake I adapted Mary Berry's Recipe. I used the creaming method of making the sponge batter which gave yet even more lightness but feel free to follow Mary Berry's all in one method and you will still get an oh so soft sponge cake, it will be hard to resist taking an extra slice
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Football Game Birthday Cake

Football Game Birthday Cake

Sandwich the two traybake sponge layers together with vanilla buttercream and jam. Carefully lift the green fondant icing and place on top of the cake and smooth down around the sides, ensuring that there are no air bubbles
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Strawberry Milkshake Layer Cake – A wee bit of cake!

Strawberry Milkshake Layer Cake – A wee bit of cake!

As always I use Mary Berry’s trusty Victoria Sponge recipe but divided it between three pans instead of two
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Peanut Butter & Caramel Eclairs: GBBO Week #8

Peanut Butter & Caramel Eclairs: GBBO Week #8

A recipe from Mary Berry's baking bible itself. Paul thought puff pastry was the way to go, while Mary was more concerned about the cream horn being filled all the way to the bottom
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J is for Japonaise

J is for Japonaise

Once I’d made and tried one they actually reminded me of an earlier recipe I baked a while back now from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible – Hazelnut Meringue Cake
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Strawberry Milkshake Layer Cake

Strawberry Milkshake Layer Cake

As always I use Mary Berry's trusty Victoria Sponge recipe but divided it between three pans instead of two