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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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buttercreambut‧ter‧cream /ˈbʌtəkriːm $ -ər-/ noun [uncountable]  DFa soft mixture of butter and sugar used inside or on top of cakes
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buttercreamSuperMario Mini rolls are chocolate flavoured mini rolls, covered in real milk chocolate, with a chocolate buttercream filling.Spread a little buttercream over the centre of the marzipan circle and place the second cake on top of this.Leave to dry. 2 Split the cake in half horizontally and sandwich together again with some of the buttercream.Still maintaining the shape, sandwich all the pieces of cake together with some of the buttercream and raspberry jam.Cut each cake into three equal portions horizontally, and sandwich them together again with the buttercream and jam.Unused buttercream will freeze well until needed.Made of sponge cake with buttercream and jam filling, it is part of the Jane Asher Party Cake range.Sandwich all nine pieces together with buttercream, with the larger pieces at the bottom and the smaller pieces at the top.
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