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Shrinkingviolet 03-23-2013 09:10 AM

Buttercream frosting
 
Can anyone point me to a good recipe for LC buttercream frosting or share one if they have one, please? I have been googling with not too much result, I read that you can make it substituting da Vinci sf syrup for sugar but no instructions on how to do so. :dunno: tia :)

rosethorns 03-23-2013 10:03 AM

I just looked on Bing and there were so many.

Linda Sue has some on her site.

Shrinkingviolet 03-23-2013 12:24 PM

Ones with da Vinci? Will go look :)

Soobee 03-23-2013 03:21 PM

Do you want vanilla or chocolate? I will look through my recipe files.

Shrinkingviolet 03-23-2013 03:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Soobee (Post 16332490)
Do you want vanilla or chocolate? I will look through my recipe files.

Both, please! :heart:

Soobee 03-23-2013 05:28 PM

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...out-sugar.html
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...-cake-pic.html
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...-frosting.html
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...kes-w-pic.html
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...choc-cake.html
Buttercream Frosting Kevin
1/2 cup powdered erythritol
1/2 cup resistant starch (wheat or corn)
1 to 2 tsp. splenda quick pack
1 tsp. vanilla
3 to 4 T. cc milk or heavy cream
2 T. butter, softened
2 T. butter flavored Crisco
Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl making sure all clumps are gone.
Cream together butter and shortening. Whisk in dry ingredients until well incorporated. Whisk in vanilla and dairy until you have the desired texture
Buttercream Frosting Ouizoid
1/2 cup powdered erythritol
1/2 cup resistant starch (wheat or corn)
1 to 2 tsp. splenda quick pack
1 tsp vanilla
3 to 4 T. cc milk or heavy cream
2 T. butter, softened
2 T. butter flavored Crisco
Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl making sure all clumps are gone. Cream together butter and shortening. Whisk in dry ingredients until well incorporated. Whisk in vanilla and dairy until you have the desired texture.
Fluffy Buttercream Frosting Linda
1/2 cup butter, unsalted recommended
1/2 cup heavy cream
Liquid Splenda equal to 1 cup sugar
Pinch salt, optional
1 teaspoon vanilla or flavoring of your choice
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
1 ounce cream cheese, softened
Bring the butter, cream, Splenda, salt and vanilla to a boil over medium-high heat; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in the xanthan gum by lightly sprinkling it over the surface and quickly whisking it in a little at a time. Chill well for several hours. It should look like very thick pudding. Put the frosting in a small mixing bowl; add the cream cheese and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy.
Buttercream Frosting Lauren
1 large egg white
cup xylitol or erythritol
6 T butter, chunked
Pinch of stevia
Pinch of sea salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/8 tsp. sucralose
Whisk egg white with xylitol in double boiler 3-5 minutes until completely dissolved. Remove from double boiler. Beat until doubled in volume and cooled to room temperature. Add vanilla, sweeteners and salt. Add chunks of butter slowly while beating for and 3-5 minutes. If mixture is loose, place in refrigerator.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Jimmy
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
6 packets Splenda
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melt the chocolate on the stovetop over low heat and pour into mixing bowl. In a large mixing bowl, gradually whisk the heavy cream into melted chocolate. With an electric mixer on medium speed, slowly add in the butter, Splenda, cocoa powder, and chocolate and vanilla extract to the chocolate mixture. Beat until smooth and fluffy.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting-Lauren
One stick melted butter
1/2 cup powdered erythritol
teaspoon sucralose or more
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
One egg yolk
Beat all ingredients except egg yolk until smooth. Beat in egg yolk. Add almond milk and sweetener as needed.

SkeeterN 03-23-2013 07:25 PM

The best sugar free buttercream frosting I have ever tasted I found online and it is called Sugar Free Swiss Meringue Buttercream by domestifluff. Not sure if I am permitted to share the recipe on this site but if you google it you might find it.

Tweaker Geek 03-23-2013 07:32 PM

Soobee - great compilation of buttercream recipes, thanks for the effort of putting them all in one post.

And let's not forget Jennifer's Better than Betty's Frosting:

BETTER-THAN-BETTY-CROCKER FROSTING:

cup Splenda Granular
4 tbsp powdered erythritol
4 tbsp whole milk powder
2 tsp cornstarch
2 tbsp sugar free syrup
3 tbsp butter, softened

In blender, combine Splenda Granular, powdered erythritol, whole milk powder and cornstarch. Add sugar free syrup and butter; blend until well combined.

Yield: cup delicious frosting. Double the recipe for 1 cups frosting. The frosting is quite a bit nicer than some of the frostings for cakes and cupcakes that one buys in the containers with the soft plastic top (you know which ones I mean?).

Shrinkingviolet 03-24-2013 02:06 AM

:jumpjoy: Soobee, thank you so much for those recipes! Awesome!! So my next question is, I see erythritol in most with a mention of xylitol. I know I can get xylitol here but not erythritol, can the two be used interchangeably? Thank you skeeter and tweaker too :hugs: you guys are so helpful xoxo


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