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buttercream Syllabification: but·ter·cream
Pronunciation: /ˈbədərˌkrēm/

Definition of buttercream in English:

noun

A soft mixture of butter and powdered sugar used as a filling or topping for a cake.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with buttercream

raceme • septime

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