Calamondin Recipe-Calamondin Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 cup + 2T Sugar
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 2 sticks + 2T Butter Chilled
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 9 oz Jar Calamondin Coulis

 

In a heatproof bowl of an electric mixer set over a saucepan of simmering water, combine egg whites and sugar.  Cook, whisking constantly until sugar has dissolved and mixture is warm to the touch (about 165°). This pasteurizes the egg whites. Attach the bowl to the mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.  Beat the egg-white mixture on high speed until it holds stiff (but not dry) peaks. Continue beating until the mixture is fluffy and cooled, about 6 minutes.

Switch to the paddle attachment.  With mixer on medium-low speed, add butter several Tbsp at a time, beating well after each addition. (If frosting appears to separate after all the butter has been added, beat on medium-high until smooth again, 3 to 5 minutes more).  Beat in vanilla extract.  Beat on lowest speed to eliminate any air bubbles, about 2 minutes. Stir in Calamondin Coulis with a rubber spatula until frosting is smooth.

This makes enough frosting for a two layer 9” cake. We recommend using a pineapple cake mix for the cake layers.

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