How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: 5 Step To Follow

Tuesday, September 9th 2014. | Wedding Cake


Are you confused to find out the ideas on how to make wedding cake icing? You can check the following post to get the detail step by step information to create the cake icing for the wedding reception. The wedding cake is not easy to make. It is different from the birthday cake. You have to make it romantic, personal and reflect the wedding theme. Even though you only have a very tight budget, you can make the wedding look fabulous with the right icing. Even though the cake is created in similar recipe, you can create different types of icing to create personal taste.

Here are the steps on how to make wedding cake icing:

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 1 Preparation

The first thing that you need to do before you create the cake icing is preparing the ingredient and tools. You need to have 1 cup of butter, 1 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract, 1 cup of shortening, 8 cups of confectioners’ sugar, 1/2 cup of milk, 1/4 tsp. of almond extract, mixer and mixing bowl.

How to Make Wedding Cake Icing

How to Make Wedding Cake Icing

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 2 Butter Preparation

The next thing on how to make wedding cake icing is the butter preparation. You need to leave the butter for one hour to make it softened.  Don’t place it inside a refrigerator. You can locate the butter at a room temperature.

Make Wedding Cake Icing

Make Wedding Cake Icing

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 3 Mixing The Butter

After you have left the butter for one hour, you need to prepare the mixing bowl. Place the butter there. Add the shortening inside the bowl. Then you can combine the shortening and butter until it is smooth and mixed.

Wedding Cake Icing

Wedding Cake Icing

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 4 Milk And Water

The people who want to get a less creamy texture on the icing can choose water instead of milk.

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 5 Mixing The Ingredients

The next thing to do on how to make wedding cake icing is by adding other ingredients inside the mixing bowl such as confectioners’ sugar, milk, almond extract and vanilla extract. Use the mixer to combine all ingredients inside the mixing bowl. You just have to do it for five minutes. Now the icing for the cake is ready.

Wedding Cake Icing Ways

Wedding Cake Icing Ways

How To Make Wedding Cake Icing: Step 6 Storing The Icing

If you decide to use the icing for the wedding cake in the next day, you have to save it inside the refrigerator. Use the plastic wrap to cover the icing. The wedding cake icing can give the best result if you can make it one day before the wedding day.

Wedding Cake Icing Decor

Wedding Cake Icing Decor

If you have bigger size of wedding cake, you can double the recipe above. Therefore, you can decorate all layers on the wedding cake. Do you have more ideas on how to make wedding cake icing?


tags: ,