French Buttercream Frosting

SERIOUS EATS
6Ingredients
30Minutes
1100Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 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
    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 A70%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium8%
    Iron6%

    * 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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