The best kind of icing is Butter cream icing. It has a snow-white color and a yummy taste, is the most popular choice for frosting a cake. This butter cream” is mostly used for decorating wedding cakes or any flat-surfaced cake. The best thing about butter cream is that it can be made of stiff, thin, or medium consistency, as per your requirement.
Here’s a recipe for this amazing icing:
2/3 cup of water
4 tablespoons of meringue powder
12 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 ¼ cups vegetable shortening
¾ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon almond
½ teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon butter
Combine water and meringue powder in a bowl and mix it fast. Next, add four cups of confectioner’s sugar, one at a time. Mix the sugar at fast speed and lower the speed with each addition. Add the shortening, remaining sugar, salt, almond, vanilla, and butter, and mix them gently.