Buttercream or Butter-Icing

Makes enough to sandwich a 15-18 cm cake.
To sandwich and also coat the outside of the cake, double the following quantities.


50 g (2 oz) dairy-free margarine 
100 g (4 oz) sieved icing sugar
flavouring like vanilla, almond, orange or lemon essence or extract, optional
colouring, if desired

What to do:
  1. In a small bowl, cream the fat for a minute or two, the add the icing sugar and cream together again, adding the flavouring and/or colouring if using.

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