Definition of butter icing in English:

butter icing

noun

  • another term for buttercream
    • ‘I had the carrot cake, which was covered in thick butter icing, but lacking in the moistness this cake usually has.’
    • ‘All the cakes were either topped with royal icing or butter icing.’
    • ‘There is nothing wrong with a good old Victoria sponge, thickly spread with butter icing and home-made jam, and dusted with icing sugar.’
    • ‘Heidi says any icing will top off this decadent treat well, but suggests making a rich, chocolate butter icing for a sumptuous finishing touch.’