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Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream

This is the perfect recipe for Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream! If you're not a fan of regular buttercream you'll really enjoy this. It's a more sophisticated frosting that's silky smooth, , not too sweet, very light and has a nice gloss to it when you pipe it. Perfect for crumb coats, fillings or piping over an entire cake! Make sure you try it, above all it's simply divine!
Ingredients
  Egg whites 5
  Caster sugar/Super fine sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
  Softened butter 450 Gram (room temperature)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Dark chocolate 100 Gram
Directions

MAKING:

  1. Heat a saucepan with sugar and water.
  2. Stir until sugar dissolves and the syrup reaches 240° or soft ball stage.
  3. In an electric mixer, combine egg white, cream of tartar and mix well.
  4. Pour hot syrup into electric mixer slowly.
  5. Continue to mix until the mixer bowl turns warm.
  6. Add butter, vanilla extract and mix well.
  7. Add melted chocolate and mix until incorporated.

SERVING:

  1. Serve over cupcakes and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Saucepan
Candy thermometer
Electric mixer

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Egg White
Method: 
Mixing
Feel: 
Creamy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Taste: 
Sweet
Channel: 
SmartWoman.tv
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 570 Calories from Fat 349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g60.9%

Saturated Fat 25 g124.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 97.6 mg32.5%

Sodium 31.5 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.7 g2.8%

Sugars 50 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 22.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.8% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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