French Buttercream Frosting

Serious Eats
6Ingredients
1100Calories
30Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 1/2 ounces egg yolk (shy 2/3 cup; 155g, from about 10 large eggs)
  • 5 1/4 ounces sugar (plain or lightly toasted, about 3/4 cup; 145g; see note)
  • 1 ounce bourbon (brandy, rum, tea, or coffee, about 2 tablespoons; 30g)
  • 1/4 ounce vanilla extract (1 1/2 teaspoons; 7g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Diamond Crystal® Kosher Salt (; for table salt, use about half as much by volume or the same weight)
  • 16 ounces unsalted butter (4 sticks; 455g, softened to about 65°F, 18°C)
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NutritionView more

1100Calories
Sodium14%DV330mg
Fat157%DV102g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs13%DV39g

PER SERVING *

Calories1100Calories from Fat920
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat102g157%
Saturated Fat62g310%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol725mg242%
Sodium330mg14%
Potassium75mg2%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat920
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate39g13%
Dietary Fiber
Sugars38g76%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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