Author Notes: This is the most amazing buttercream frosting. I have substituted banana and strawberry for the coconut....ENJOY!!! —Bob Wedemeyer
Makes: 9 cups
Large egg wites
cups superfine (or bakers) sugar
cups unsalted butter, room temperature
cup Cream of coconut (cocoloco)
teaspoon pure coconut extract
- Whisk egg whites, sugar, and salt in the heatproof bowl of an electric mixer set over a pan of simmering water until sugar has dissolved and mixture registers 160 degrees, about 3 minutes.
- Attach bowl to mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Beat on medium-high speed until cooled, about 10 minutes. Reduce speed to medium. Add butter; beat until pale and fluffy. Mix in cream of coconut and extract. Buttercream can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 3 days; beat before using.