Meaning of buttercream

but•ter•cream

Pronunciation: (but'ur-krēm"), [key]
— n.
  1. a vanilla-flavored cake frosting or filling made principally of softened butter and powdered sugar.
  2. a similar mixture used as a filling for bonbons or to flavor ice cream.
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