A frosting made with butter or shortening mixed with powdered sugar.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Buttercream
Buttercream Sentence Examples
Often done with a combination of fondant and buttercream icing, these cakes are showpieces.
Cream cheese, buttercream, marzipan, and flavored frostings are big hits.
The classic three-tiered white cake with buttercream icing is so common at weddings that it has become cliché.
Fall colors like burnt orange, rust, burgundy, and mustard yellow look stunning against a dark chocolate fondant or a buttercream in shades of ivory and champagne.
Truffles can be enrobed in white chocolate - a smooth buttercream with no actual cocoa - sweet milk chocolate, or more luxurious dark chocolate, and couples can choose from dozens of popular flavors for a gourmet treat.