Best Buttercream Ever

Best Buttercream Ever Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Christine Beers

By
@beerygood13

This is a recipe I learned in culinary school. It is what everyone compliments me on when I make a cake and it feels selfish of me not to share!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1 9inch 2 layer cake
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

How to Make Best Buttercream Ever

Step-by-Step

  1. Have all ingredients pre-measured. Have on-hand a spatula, candy thermometer, pastry brush, metal spoon, and cup of water.
  2. Cut butter into small pieces and lay out on a piece of parchment paper to help it get to room temperature.
  3. In a saucepan, heat water and sugar. You will want to bring the sugar up to hard candy temperature. While heating, scrape any residue from the top and sides of pan with metal spoon and wet down the sides of the pan with wet pastry brush. Once you have done this, leave the pan alone.
  4. Once the sugar gets to soft candy temperature, begin whipping the egg whites in kitchen-aid mixer with whisk attachment. Once the sugar is up to hard candy temperature and the egg whites are frothy, slowly pour the sugar into egg whites while continuing to whisk.
  5. Keep the mixer whisking until mixture is cooled to room temperature. You will be able to test this by touching the side of the bowl. Once the bowl feels the same temperature as your hand, it is ready.
  6. Once cooled to room temperature, add butter quickly, add vanilla and whip on med-high until the mixture becomes light and fluffy and holds a peak.

Printable Recipe Card

About Best Buttercream Ever

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Soy Free




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Store-bought frosting is convenient and easy but making homemade buttercream icing is just as simple and super tasty. Thick and dense with a silky texture, this American buttercream recipe is...

Best Carrot Cake Ever Recipe

Best Carrot Cake Ever

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The best carrot cake recipe ever! This easy and delicious carrot cake is sure to be a hit on your holiday dessert table. Click here for the Best Carrot Cake...

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!