French Buttercream

French Buttercream Recipe

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make French Buttercream

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

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About French Buttercream

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




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