Korean Bean Paste Buttercream for Piping Flowers
The new treand is buttercream flowers in an Asian paste made with white beans called Korean bean paste buttercream but is not really a buttercream. It has very little butter and sugar but lots of beans. Perfect for those who do not like sweet buttercream.
Servings 20 flowers
Calories 82 kcal
500 grams Canned white beans drained - 2 cans 160 gram Sugar 27 g Butter unsalted 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tbsp Rum or fresh cream For consistency ¼ cup Fresh Cream as needed
MAKE THE BEAN PASTE MASS
Drain and wash the beans in clean water.
Skin the beans by simply crushing them between your fingers.
Alternatively, crush the beans through a sieve this will leave the skin behind.
Use a blender to grind the beans further to a smooth paste. This will give you a smooth buttercream
In a saucepan heat the bean paste and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
Continue until all the sugar is evaporated and you have a white bean paste mass.
MAKE THE BEAN PASTE BUTTERCREAM
Combine the prepared bean paste, butter, vanilla extract, white rum or fresh cream, and white food coloring.
Mix thoroughly until you have a smooth soft paste.
Leave at room temperature to cool completely.
This paste is now ready to color and make your bean paste flowers.
Use fresh cream to create a softer consistency as required.
The more fresh cream you add the softer the petal will be.
This bean paste buttercream will keep in the fridge for up to a week.
Calories: 82 kcal | Carbohydrates: 13 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 7 mg | Sodium: 12 mg | Potassium: 116 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 8 g | Vitamin A: 77 IU | Calcium: 20 mg | Iron: 1 mg