buttercream
noun Date: 1926 a sweet butter-based mixture used especially as a filling or frosting

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  • Buttercream — Layer cake with buttercream icing and decorations Buttercream (also known as butter cream, butter icing or mock cream) is a type of icing or filling, used inside cakes, as a coating, and as decoration. In its simplest form, it is made by creaming …   Wikipedia

  • buttercream — noun Buttercream is used before these nouns: ↑frosting …   Collocations dictionary

  • buttercream — /but euhr kreem /, n. 1. a vanilla flavored cake frosting or filling made principally of softened butter and powdered sugar. 2. a similar mixture used as a filling for bonbons or to flavor ice cream. [1950 55; BUTTER + CREAM] * * * …   Universalium

  • buttercream — noun A type of icing made by creaming a fat such as butter with powdered sugar …   Wiktionary

  • buttercream — but|ter|cream [ˈbʌtəkri:m US ər ] n [U] a soft mixture of butter and sugar used inside or on top of cakes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • buttercream — n. butter and icing sugar mixed together used as a filling or cake topping …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buttercream — noun a mixture of butter and icing sugar used as a filling or topping for a cake …   English new terms dictionary

  • buttercream — noun (U) a soft mixture of butter and sugar used inside or on top of cakes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • buttercream — UK [ˈbʌtə(r)ˌkriːm] / US [ˈbʌtərˌkrɪm] noun [uncountable] a soft sweet food made of sugar and butter, used on top of or between the layers of a cake …   English dictionary

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