French Buttercream Recipe

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French Buttercream

Natasha Cannon

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@tasha3jc

This is from my pastry book from college one of my favorite icing's to make!

The yolk of a large egg is about 2/3 of an oz


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Prep:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
sugar
2 oz
water
3 oz
egg yolks
10 oz
butter, softened cut in chunks
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring the sugar and water to a boil, and continue to boil until 115°C-239 F
2
While the sugar is boiling, whip the yolks in a stand up mixer until they are thick and very light
3
When the sugar comes to temperature, remove from heat and slowly add in a stream to the whipping yolks, on a medium-low speed.
4
Continue to whip until yolks are completely cooled.Mixture will be light and thick.
5
While machine is running, add in the butter
6
Last, add in the vanilla

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: French