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easy strawberry buttercream
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Easy Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Strawberry flavored and flecked Swiss meringue buttercream
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, swiss
Keyword: buttercream


  • mixer with paddle and whisk attachments
  • spatula


  • 6 oz pasteurized carton egg whites
  • 24 oz confectioners sugar
  • 18 oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 oz package freeze dried strawberries, crushed up finely
  • 2 tsp strawberry extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Weigh out your egg whites in the bowl of your mixer. Sift your confectioners sugar into the bowl.
  • Make sure your mixer has the whisk attachment on. Begin mixing it on low, slowly increasing it to high and let it go for about 6 minutes.
  • Change out your whisk attachment for the paddle.
  • Turn the mixer on low and add your butter in 1 stick at a time.
  • Add your salt and flavoring and let the mixer go on low for about 10 minutes. 
  • Crush up your freeze dried strawberries and mix them in with your mixer or spatula.