Avocado Buttercream

Swap butter for avocadoes in this creamy, smooth, rich buttercream
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For the brightest, freshest buttercream, swap the excessive quantities of butter for ripe avocadoes.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

12
Servings
200
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8  Ounces  avocado meat, about 2 avocadoes
  • 2  Teaspoons  freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1  Pound  powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  lemon extract

Directions

Place the avocado meat into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Add the lemon juice and beat until lightened in color, about 2-3 minutes. Gradually add the powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Add the lemon extract and mix to combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Calcium, Ca
2mg
0%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
52mg
7%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
66mg
4%
Water
14g
1%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.