300g icing sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Food coloring (optional)
Sieve icing sugar to break lumps. In a separate bowl,
cream butter till soft. Add icing sugar, a little at a time,
beating continuously. Add vanilla and continue beating
until icing is creamy and fluffy.
Color as you wish.
Chocolate butter icing: Add 3 – 4 tsp of sifted
cocoa powder to the icing above and beat until the cocoa
powder is well blended in the icing.