buttercream

[ buht-er-kreem ]
/ ˈbʌt ərˌkrim /
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. butter-and-eggs,
  2. butter-fingered,
  3. butterball,
  4. butterbread,
  5. butterbur,
  6. buttercup,
  7. buttercup family,
  8. buttercup squash,
  9. butterfat,
  10. butterfat cheque

Origin of buttercream

First recorded in 1950–55; butter + cream

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