Buttercream is that thick, decadently delicious icing that tops classic afternoon treats like a carrot cake with coconut buttercream just as beautifully as it does cute kids’ cakes.

And it’s easy to make too; grab the ingredients – amounts according to your recipe – and follow our step-by-step here.

Text: Dierdre Fogarty / The Australian Women’s Weekly

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