Definition of buttercream in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtəkriːm


[mass noun]
  • A soft mixture of butter and icing sugar used as a filling or topping for a cake.
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    • I actually got intimidated by the amount of sugar used, so cut some down in the cake and buttercream (for the lemon curd and pine trees parts, well, there wasn't much I could do).
    • I think you should do a whipped cream chocolate icing (rather than buttercream or ganache or something) because it's lighter in color.
    • For the vanilla buttercream: Combine sugar, water and vanilla bean in small saucepan.

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