ChristinaBryce
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Rose Buttercream on White Chocolate Cake
Yields 12 servings. For the White Chocolate Cake: 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 6 egg yolks 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cup milk 6 ounces white chocolate, chopped 1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Prepare three 8″ round baking pans and set aside. 3. Using a double-boiler, melt the white chocolate and set aside. 4. Sift together the dry ingredients and set aside. 5. Place the butter in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat on high until lighted. 6. Add the sugar and continue to mix until fluffy. 7. Mixing on medium-low, add in the egg yolks, vanilla, and melted white chocolate. 8. Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl. 9. With the mixer on low, alternate adding in the dry ingredients and milk in 3 batches- ending and starting with the dry ingredients. 10. Mix until just combined. 11. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake until done and slightly golden (about 20-22 minutes) For the Rose Buttercream: 6 ounce egg whites 2 cups sugar 3 cups unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon rose extract or 1 tablespoon rose water- or to taste pink food gel color (optional) 1. Place egg whites and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer. Gently whisk to combine. 2. Place mixing bowl over a medium saucepan of water to create a double-boiler. 3. Whisking constantly, heat on medium-high until the egg mixture is hot to the touch (about 160 degrees F on candy thermometer) 4. Transfer the bowl back to the stand mixer and beat on high with the whisk attachment. 5. Continue to mix until the bowl become room temperature. 6. Stop the mixer and swap out the whisk attachment for the paddle. 7. With the mixer on medium-low, add in the vanilla and butter, a few tablespoons at a time. 8. Continue to mix until light and smooth. 9. Add in the rose flavor to your liking and the pink color (optional). 9. Mix until everything is fully incorporated. Recipe adapted from Tessa Huff at The Cake Blog
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I'm not the biggest fan of white chocolate, but I will certainly be using the icing!
3 years ago·Reply
I don't normally like pink things but that it just amazing!
3 years ago·Reply
This looks like a princess' cake!
3 years ago·Reply
I would love this as a birthday cake. Maybe with a bit more sprinkles :)
3 years ago·Reply
This buttercream is going on everything I bake!
3 years ago·Reply
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