I've been meaning to post this for ages but keep forgetting. Heres the basic buttercream recipe I use:
You will need:
200g sived icing sugar
1 - Mix marge/butter untill creamy.
2 - Gradually mix in icing sugar, creaming mixture together.
3 - If you are adding any flavourings (shown below) mix these in now.
Flavourings you could use:
- few drops of Vanilla essence
- few drops of almond essence
- Some grated orange/lemon rind with 2tsp of juice
- 2tsp coffee essence
- 2oz melted chocolate
- 4tsp cocoa and 1tsp of vanilla essense