Recipe: AWW Vienna Cream (buttercream icing)

Admission: I thought this recipe was going to be rubbish. Growing up, making icing involved a little bit of butter, a fair amount of icing sugar and a lot of water – the icing of my childhood was more like a glaze, and I assumed that that was what icing was in the late 80’s…

AWW’s Butter Cake recipe

The Australian Women’s Weekly, in the wisest of ways, tells readers at the start of the book that in each recipe it has chosen to specify the use of packet-mix cake over home made because “they’re easy to make and give a firm foundation for decorations on the birthday cake”. That’s awesome, and two thumbs…