La butter cream is a cream based on butter, icing sugar, crème fraîche and vanilla.

Easy and quick to prepare, without eggs or meringue, it is perfect for garnishing cupcakes, desserts or cakes.

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 10 min
Rest time : -
Cooking time : -
Total time : 10 min
Ingredients: 6 people
190 g of quality butter at room temperature
245 g icing sugar
65 g of fresh cream
1/2 tsp. to c. vanilla extract


  • Take the butter out of the refrigerator 30 min before using until it reaches a soft consistency.
  • Put the soft butter in a bowl, add the icing sugar and the vanilla and start beating with an electric whisk at medium speed for 5 min.
  • After 5 min, gradually add the cream, continuing to whip for a few minutes.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag to decorate cupcakes or use with a spatula directly on the cake to garnish.
  • Store the buttercream for a few days in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
  • Before use, put at room temperature for 15 to 20 min.

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