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Orange buttercream topping Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Unsalted butter : 300 g
  • Icing sugar : 100 g
  • Orange(s) : 1 whole
  • Vanilla pod(s) : 1 whole
  • Grand Marnier : 30 ml
  • 1

    Bring the butter to room temperature. Sift the icing sugar into a mixing bowl.

  • 2

    Zest the orange. Split the vanilla pod in half and scrape the seeds into icing sugar. Beat the icing sugar, vanilla and butter until creamy. Stir the Grand Marnier and the zest through the butter cream.

  • 3

    Place in a piping bag ready to pipe.

Chef's tip

«Try using other types of citrus fruit for a different flavoured buttercream. »

Easy to prepare orange buttercream, perfect for chocolate or vanilla cupcakes.

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  0h
  • Rest time  0h