Swiss Buttercream

Swiss Buttercream Recipe

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Jennifer Trillich

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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

How to Make Swiss Buttercream

Step-by-Step

  1. Place egg whites and superfine sugar into double boiler.
  2. Heat gently, whisking constantly until temperature reaches 140 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  3. Remove from double boiler and whisk until thick, glossy and cool.
  4. Place 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.

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About Swiss Buttercream

Course/Dish: Cakes




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