The Amazing
Erupting Volcano Cake
Quick Plain Buttercream

This quick, basic icing works wonderfully in green as the landscape for the Amazing Erupting Volcano Cake. Of course you can tint it any color for other creations as well.


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1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
~ food coloring
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream the butter until light and fluffy.
  2. On low speed, alternately add the powdered sugar and milk, beginning and ending with powdered sugar. Scrape the bowl after each addition.
  1. Beat in the vanilla.
  1. Tint to the desired shade.


Preparation Time: 
Approximately 5–7 minutes