Cherry Buttercream
Makes about 2 cups
  • ¾ cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 gram) almond extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups (360 grams) confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (40 grams) pure cherry concentrate*
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter, almond extract, and salt at medium speed until creamy, 3 to 5 minutes. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar and cherry concentrate, beating until smooth. Use immediately.
* We used Tart is Smart Tart Cherry Concentrate, found in the fruit juice aisle of most grocery stores or online.
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