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Easy Vanilla Russian Buttercream



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Easy Russian Buttercream

  • 225 g Butter, room temperature
  • 1 cans condensed milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Paste
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

    Easy Russian Buttercream
  1. This recipe is best with room temperature butter but can also be made with butter straught from the fridge. Roughly chop your butter into squares and place in your TM. Mix on speed 4 for 10 seconds if your butter is room temp. If your butter is cold soften it by mixing on speed 8 for 10 seconds.
  2. Insert the butterfly whisk. Put your lid on with the measuring cup OUT, start mixing on speed 3 and move gradually to speed 4, watching your butter through the hold in your lid as you go. If your butter is cold you might find that you need to stop and scrape down the sides before continuing to whip. If it is room temperature, you should only need to whip your butter for about 4 - 5 minutes on speed 4. Beat longer if needed. You are looking for your butter to be very pale.
  3. Once your butter is pale white/yellow in colour, add in 1 tsp of vanilla essence or paste and pour in 1/3 of the can of condensed milk. Whip with butterfly starting on speed 3 for 10 sedonds before moving to speed 4 for 20 seconds until the condensed milk is completely combined.
  4. Scrape down the sides and add in your next 1/3 of condensed milk. Whip again on speed 3 for 10 seconds before moving up again to seped 4 for 30 seconds until fully combined. You can add in colouring here too so that you can start to gauge how light/dark the buttercream will be and if you need to add more.
  5. Scrape the sides again and add in the rest of your condensed milk. Whip at speed 4 for 45-60 seconds or until fully combined and your buttercream is glossy.
  6. Scoop into a piping bag to pipe on cupcakes or cover a cake with your RBC and enjoy!

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*I can take absolutely no credit for the original recipe - this is an original Chelsweets recipe that I have converted ☺️

Make sure you use room temperature condensed milk as well as your butter. They will combine much easier that way.

If your buttercream is too soft, pop your TM bowl in the fridge for 15 minutes before taking it out and whipping it for 10-20 seconds on speed 4.

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  • Beautiful & light/fluffy but quite sweet with the...

    Submitted by CeceG on 25. October 2020 - 18:16.

    Beautiful & light/fluffy but quite sweet with the condensed milk. Good for a change

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  • This is the best buttercream recipe, I have tried...

    Submitted by SirGurung on 9. October 2020 - 17:16.

    This is the best buttercream recipe, I have tried it using alicia's steps earlier this year and it's so easy and can't believe how she has provided step to step guide better than cookidoo 👍🏻. You won't go wrong, it's now my husbands favourite, I can't wait to try the chocolate Russian buttercream now.

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