buttercream

noun but·ter·cream \ ˈbə-tər-ˌkrēm \

Definition of buttercream

:a sweet butter-based mixture used especially as a filling or frosting

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First Known Use of buttercream

1909


BUTTERCREAM Defined for English Language Learners

buttercream

noun

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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