[ buht-er-kreem ]
/ ˈbʌt ərˌkrim /


a vanilla-flavored cake frosting or filling made principally of softened butter and powdered sugar.
a similar mixture used as a filling for bonbons or to flavor ice cream.


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Origin of buttercream

First recorded in 1950–55; butter + cream
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