buttercream

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butter +‎ cream

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buttercream (countable and uncountable, plural buttercreams)

  1. (cooking) A type of thick, sweet icing or cake-filling made by creaming butter (or sometimes another fat, such as margarine) with powdered sugar.
    • 2009, January 9, “Basil Katz”, in Gaston Lenôtre, Who Built a Culinary Brand, Is Dead at 88[1]:
      He was the first one to use gelatin in his buttercreams, and to make such extensive use of the freezer.

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