Quick, Buttercream (Vegan) Icing from Longmeadow Farm

Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

This is my *go to* icing recipe. Whether vegan or not, use this creamy icing for all sorts of baked goodies. Muffins, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls or bread, banana bread, carrot cake, or just plain cake.

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  1. In mixer, cream together sugar, butter, soy milk, and vanilla.
  2. Beat until completely creamy and spreadable.
  3. Add 1/4 teaspoon more milk, if *drizzling* is desired, instead of spreading.
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5 5

Absolutely a great basic icing recipe. I was short on the butter, (by half I think), and it still worked out really well. I used it to ice a batch of cupcakes (was ableto ice about 9 cupcakes really well). Thanks Andi!

4 5

This was a quick recipe to put together, and was convincing for both our vegan and non-vegan guests. I found that 2 tbsp of soy milk was too much - 1 tbsp was plenty for us. I wasn't in love with the grainy texture, but perhaps that's how it turns out with Earth Balance. Thanks for sharing this one!

4 5

I made this in a cherry flavor for my dad's birthday cake. It wasn't as "buttercreamy" as I expected from the name, but it was alright. It gets 4 stars because it stayed where it was spread (mostly) and didn't drip all over the place.