Buttercream Mousseline/Cookies and Cream

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
butter cream for 1 (9-inch) cake
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons meringue powder
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 1/4 cups butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 10 chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed (recommended: Oreo)
Directions

Combine the sugar and meringue powder in a stainless steel bowl and whisk to combine. Mix egg whites and corn syrup. Combine the egg white mixture with the sugar mixture and whisk vigorously. Heat mixture over a hot water bath, stirring occasionally. The meringue is ready when the sugar is dissolved. Whip in a mixer fitted with a whisk attachment for 10 to 15 minutes. Slowly add the cool, room temperature butter and shortening. Add the vanilla seeds and then fold in the crushed cookies.

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