white buttercream

by Noor

How to make a buttercream white in colour? Normally it will turn to a shade of yellow or cream colour because of the butter. Please help.Thanks in advance :)

From the editor:

Hi Noor,

To make a truly white buttercream, you'll have to use mostly shortening in place of the butter. You can try the recipe we have right here on the site or use your favorite. Don't use all shortening or the flavor will suffer too much. About 2/3 shortetning and 1/3 butter will usually work.

Also, you can add bright white gel paste color to the buttercream to remove any slight yellow cast from the butter.

Michelle (editor)

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Oct 20, 2015
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May 04, 2010
white buttercream with only using shortening
by: Anonymous

i only use shortening in my buttercream icing and then add butter, almond and vanilla flavoring and everyone loves my icing. it is the same icing recipe my aunt has used for as long as i can remember too

Jan 14, 2010
by: Elaine

Hi all,
I read an article on getting white buttercream and it said if you use cold milk as the liquid it turns white as you mix.
Have'nt tried it yet but sounds good

Nov 15, 2009
White buttercream
by: Lizelle

Hi, Here in South Africa we have butter called WOODENSPOON, this is white and my icing comes out white white with this. See if you get this by you. Regards.

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