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
252
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
14g
20%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Carbohydrate, by difference
27g
21%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
4mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
7mg
2%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
47mg
7%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
81mg
5%
Water
11g
0%

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.