White chocolate and cream cheese make this crusting buttercream indulgently delicious. Pair it with lemon cake for a bright flavor combination, or go with a classic match up with carrot cake.
I found this in the Cake Mix Doctor cookbook and altered it to be a nice crusting buttercream to be used with piping. One recipe yielded enough to ice and decorate one 9×13 sheet cake.
Crusting White Chocolate Buttercream
- 1 1/4 cup Crisco
- 4 oz Cream Cheese
- 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter
- 8 oz White baking Chocolate (not chips)
- 3 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar
- 2 Tbsp Meringue Powder
- 2 tsp Vanilla
Cream Crisco, Cream Cheese, and Butter together in the mixer.
The white chocolate lends an understated decedent taste, while the addition of the cream cheese cuts the sweetness. The color is a light golden-cream, but takes gel colors easily.
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