Definition of buttercream
: a sweet butter-based mixture used especially as a filling or frosting
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Once covered in buttercream, a blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, and purple glaze is added.
Baltimore baker Mary Elliot made the cake, which consisted of strawberries and whipped cream filling with English buttercream frosting.
Make sure each layer is held together with buttercream or frosting.
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Definition of buttercream for English Language Learners
: a soft mixture of butter and sugar that is used as a filling or frosting for cakes
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