Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2000, America's Test Kitchen TV

This frosting works well with a wide variety of cakes—including devil's food and classic yellow.

SERVES Makes about 4 cups

TIME 40 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Whole eggs, whipped until airy, give our buttercream recipe a light, satiny-smooth texture that melts on the tongue.

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