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Lizzie Post's perfect buttercream filling recipe keeps it light and delicious. That's why we like this recipe, which produces a restrained amount of buttercream that fills neatly but doesn't overwhelm a delicate buttermilk feather cake. Makes enough to fill a 9-inch cake.
From Great Get-Togethers: Casual Gatherings and Elegant Parties at Home by Anna Post and Lizzie Post