This is a wonderful icing that goes well on a chocolate or praline cake.

Praline Buttercream


  • 1 1/2 cups butter divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy whipping crem divided
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 7 cups confectioners sugar


  1. I a medium saucepan melt 1/2 cup butter over medium heat. Add sugar and corn syrup, cook, stirring constantly for 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture turns a deep caramel color. Gradually add 1/2 cup cream, and cook stirring constantly for 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. remove from heat stir in pecans and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl beat remaining 1 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add pecan mixture beating untiol combined add remaining 2 tablepoons cream beating until combined. Gradually add confectioners sugar, beating until m ixture reaches a spreadable consistency.


IHeartCaking Says... 2012-01-22 17:27:04

Thanks so much. This is quite possibly the best buttercream Ive ever tasted!

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