White Balsamic American Buttercream

Wishing for a room-temperature-stable cream cheese frosting? CakeCentral.com user -k8memphis has developed the next best thing. This buttercream offers the subtle tang of cream cheese in a worry free stable American buttercream. It even crusts!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 pounds sifted powdered sugar 
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, not rock hard
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream *reduce this amount by the amount of vinegar you use.
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract, I probably use over a tablespoon
  • 1-2 tablespoons of white balsamic vinegar, I use 2-plus tablespoons 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Beat for 10 minutes until smooth.

Originally posted in: http://www.cakecentral.com/forum/t/831747/frosting-that-can-be-left-at-room-temp#47wZckyhERoYkwe3.99

Comments (11)

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@naty -- yes it affects the taste it gives it the cream cheese tang --

@limpy -- it's a mock cream cheese icing -- no cream cheese in it -- just the same tang as cream cheese -- and you can control the degree of tang you want by adjusting the white balsamic 

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@naty -- yes it affects the taste it gives it the cream cheese tang --

@limpy -- it's a mock cream cheese icing -- no cream cheese in it -- just the same tang as cream cheese -- and you can control the degree of tang you want by adjusting the white balsamic