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Basic Buttercream Filling
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5 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 20MINS

Basic Buttercream Filling

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This basic buttercream filling is perfect all-purpose buttercream filling. I mostly use this filling for my french macarons or chocolate eclairs.
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Sweet and Savory by Shinee
Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
This basic buttercream filling is perfect all-purpose buttercream filling. I mostly use this filling for my french macarons or chocolate eclairs.
20MINS
Total Time
$0.83
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Egg
2
Eggs, separated
yolks only
Milk
10 tsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
197
Fat
16.5 g
Protein
2.4 g
Carbs
9.1 g
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Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
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step 1
Cut the Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) into small pieces and mix well until it reaches a creamy consistency. Set aside.
step 2
In a separate bowl, slightly beat yolks of the Eggs (2) and add Granulated Sugar (4 Tbsp). Continue to whisk until the mixture is pale white and sugar is mostly dissolved.
step 2 In a separate bowl, slightly beat yolks of the Eggs (2) and add Granulated Sugar (4 Tbsp). Continue to whisk until the mixture is pale white and sugar is mostly dissolved.
step 3
Add Milk (10 tsp).
step 3 Add Milk (10 tsp).
step 4
Transfer the egg yolk mixture into a small saucepan and heat over low heat, stirring frequently. Continue to cook until it’s thick like pudding. Transfer the mixture back to the bowl and bring it to room temperature.
step 4 Transfer the egg yolk mixture into a small saucepan and heat over low heat, stirring frequently. Continue to cook until it’s thick like pudding. Transfer the mixture back to the bowl and bring it to room temperature.
step 5
Stir in the butter in three batches.
step 5 Stir in the butter in three batches.
step 6
Add Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and continue to mix until smooth.
step 6 Add Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and continue to mix until smooth.
step 7
Now you are ready to fill some eclairs!
step 7 Now you are ready to fill some eclairs!
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American
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Christmas
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Easter
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