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Pistachio Buttercream

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Pistachio Buttercream

This fluffy pistachio buttercream pairs exceptionally well with chocolate cake. If you love pistachios, you’ll love this buttercream!

Servings24 Servings
Preparation Time15 Minutes
Cook Time0 Minutes
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Nutrition Information

Calories319
Carbohydrates32
Fat17g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol31
Sodium8mg
Sugar20

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks butter, room temperature
  • 2 egg whites, room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup pistachios, very finely ground
  • 2 drops green food coloring

Preparation

1

Beat the egg whites until foamy, add the cream of tartar.

2

Beat on medium speed until soft peaks form, then add the granulated sugar

3

On high speed, beat the egg whites until stiff and glossy, about 2-3 minutes.

4

With the paddle attachment and the mixer on medium speed, add the butter a few tablespoons at a time, mixing well after each addition.

5

Add the powdered sugar and turn the mixer on high speed.

6

Beat the buttercream until light and fluffy, then add the pistachios and food color and keep beating for another 1-2 minutes.

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