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How many calories are in buttercream?

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Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 2 years ago

Depends on the recipe, and the serving size!


hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added over 2 years ago

Real buttercream has a lot of calories (at it's essence it's butter, sugar, and eggs.) There are internet sites with calorie calculators that you can enter your recipe in to find the answer.

latoscana added over 2 years ago

A lot! A tablespoon of butter has about 100 calories. A tablespoon of refined sugar has about 50 calories. Frost a cake and do the math!

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