Heavy Cream Buttercream

Baking By catin Updated 28 Sep 2009 , 2:12am by alyssia2777

catin Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 11:17pm
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HI there ,

I'm in search of a recipe for Buttercream using heavy cream . I am trying to replicate pastry cream , trying new things ..hehe

If anyone has a recipe for buttercream using heavy cream it would be greatly appreciated .

TIA

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alyssia2777 Posted 27 Sep 2009 , 12:02am
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Have you ever tried making Italian meringue or mousseline buttercream? While they use egg whites and butter vs egg yolks and cream, it still has an "airy" taste and texture. I didn't know if you chose pastry cream specifically b/c of the "light" texture but these would be worth trying if you didn't already have them in mind.
FYI - you can always sub milk or water for hvy cream in your reg icing recipes (that use powdered sugar) in my oponion. I do it all the time and the cream cuts the sweetness and also makes the icing just a little fluffier.

I hope this helps icon_smile.gif

Mike1394 Posted 27 Sep 2009 , 9:33am
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Try a French BC using the egg yolks. That would give you the "eggy" taste of a pastry cream.

Mike

catin Posted 27 Sep 2009 , 2:30pm
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Thank you for your replies, I greatly appreciate it .

alyssia2777 Posted 28 Sep 2009 , 2:12am
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Great idea!!!!

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