Swiss Buttercream Recipe

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Swiss Buttercream

Jennifer Trillich

By
@jtrillich75

This icing is wonderful to decorate cakes with. It holds up well when piped. It is not overly sweet. It takes a while to make but it is worth every minute.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

5 large
egg whites
1 c
superfine sugar
2 Tbsp
superfine sugar
4 stick
unsalted butter softened
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1Place egg whites and superfine sugar into double boiler.
2Heat gently, whisking constantly until temperature reaches 140 degrees on a candy thermometer.
3Remove from double boiler and whisk until thick, glossy and cool.
4Place in mixer with paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed add salt, vanilla and softened butter. Mix until smooth. It will go through stage where it looks broken but it will beat together wonderfully.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes