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Maple Bacon Buttercream Icing


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/8 cup bacon fat softened
  • 2 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream


  • In a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, beat butter at medium-high speed until smooth, about 20 seconds.
  • Add icing sugar in thirds; beat at medium-low speed until mixed. Scraping down as required.
  • Add extract and heavy cream, and beat at medium speed until incorporated, about 10 seconds.
  • Then increase the speed to medium-high and beat until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes, scraping down bowl once or twice.