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Thermomix Buttercream Icing

Our Thermomix Buttercream Icing recipe is made using 4 basic ingredients and is ready in just 5 minutes. Perfect for your favourite cakes and cupcakes!
Course Sweet
Cuisine Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 serves
Calories 189kcal
Cost $10


  • Thermomix


  • 125 g butter cubed
  • 350 g pure icing sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs milk


  • Place the butter and icing sugar into the bowl of your Thermomix and mix for 2 minutes, Speed 3.
  • Scrape down the sides and mix for a further 1 minute, Speed 3.
  • Scrape down the sides of your Thermomix bowl and add the vanilla extract and milk before mixing for 1 minute, Speed 3.


  • Butter - choose salted or unsalted butter for this recipe. Chop the butter into cubes before placing into the Thermomix.
  • Icing Sugar - choose pure icing sugar (not icing sugar mixture) as it sets firmer - making it perfect for lunch boxes and birthday parties.
  • Milk - choose full fat or light milk.
  • Vanilla Extract - or vanilla bean paste.
  • Quantity - This Thermomix Buttercream recipe makes enough to generously cover one 20cm round cake or 12 cupcakes.
  • Coloured buttercream - For coloured buttercream, simply add a couple of drops of food colouring during Step 3.
  • Storing - Buttercream can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Once your cake has been iced, you can store it at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg