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A question about a recipe: Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream

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I have a question about the recipe "Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream " from Merrill Stubbs. Why the egg yolk in the frosting?

asked by Vanessa Safie 17 days ago
2 answers 89 views
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Olivia Bloom

Olivia is Food52's Shop Editor

added 17 days ago

Hi Vanessa,

The egg yolks make the frosting extra rich and very silky, without adding additional sweetness. The frosting is still great without if you'd rather not use them!

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added 17 days ago

Thanks. I used them I was just curious.