You are here: Home » Recipes » Creme au Beurre, Menagere (Butter Cream) Creme au Beurre, Menagere (Butter Cream) Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 2 cups Prep 6 mins Cook 0 mins A classic baking basic, butter cream frosting, gets flavored with coffee. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This should be made with an electric beater; it is heavy work by hand. Use pasteurized shell eggs, if desired. And, for a smoother look, dissolve the coffee in a few drops of hot water before adding to other ingredients. Ingredients 2 egg yolks2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar1 teaspoon instant coffee powder6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) softened butter An electric beater Instructions Rinse a 2 1/2 quart bowl in hot water, dry well, and combine all ingredients. Beat at a moderate speed for about 5 minutes to obtain a smooth cream. Chill until cream is cold, but still malleable, then fill and ice your cake. Use with Le Marquis (Chocolate Spongecake) From Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking.