How to make Swiss Buttercream -

Soft and buttery, here the butter is the star

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Other Cuisines

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Swiss Buttercream

Swiss Buttercream Recipe Card


Sauces, gravies and stock are the heart of any good dish and where all the flavour comes from. Making it correctly is half your job done. Whether you are making a biryani, a soup a chutney or a roast one of these will always play a very important role in dispensing a unique flavour and character to your final dish!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Swiss Buttercream Recipe

  • Butter , softened 225 grams

  • Eggs , at room temperature 3

  • Castor sugar 150 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Break the eggs, separate the whites from the yolks and place them in separate bowls. Add castor sugar to the whites and whisk till well combined.

Step 2

Bring sufficient water to a boil in a deep pan. Place the bowl with the egg whites-sugar mixture over the pan and let it heat up slightly.

Step 3

Whisk continuously till the mixture turns fluffy and the sugar melts. (Note- the boiling water shouldn’t touch the surface of the bowl)

Step 4

Transfer the egg whites-sugar mixture into an electric mixing bowl with a whisk attachment. Add vanilla essence and start to whisk the mixture till it cools down to room temperature.

Step 5

Gradually add butter, a little at a time, and whisk continuously till all the butter is well combined and the mixture turns light and fluffy. Transfer this into a bowl. This is Swiss buttercream. Use for icing or piping on cakes.

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