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Momofuku Milk Crumbs Recipe

Posted by MariahS This recipe is for Milk Crumbs used by Momofuku Milk Bar in New York City. They use it in cookies, as a coating for cake pops, etc. It's a truly yummy, unique garnish. I use this as my garnish for Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes. Yum! Ingredients: AmountIngredient1/4 Cup plus 1 TBSP Nonfat Milk Powder2 TBSPAll-purpose Flour1 TBSPCornstarch1 1/2 tspSugar1/8 tspsalt1 1/2 TBSPUnsalted Butter, Melted1/4 CupWhite Chocolate, Melted Directions:1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk... read more

Home Made Vanilla Extract

Posted by ddaigle This was in the newspaper in the "Dear Heloise" section. I haven't made it yet but intend to. Thought I would share. Ingredients: AmountIngredient1 liter bottlevodka2vanilla beans Directions:1. Carefully cut open each vanilla bean lengthwise. If they are hard to cut, soak them in the vodka until they become soft. 2. Next, push them in the vodka, seal the bottle and let the mixture cure for at least 30 days. 3. Taste to see if it is strong enough. IF not, let it sit for a few more days until you are satisfied with the flavor. 4. As you use... read more

Crusting Lemon Buttercream

Posted by microbiology1 A crusting lemon buttercream Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened ¾ t. clear vanilla extract ¼ t. Lemon extract* 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (approximately 1 lb.) 2 tablespoons lemon juice ~2 tablespoons milk Dash salt, if necessary to control sweetness Instructions In large bowl, cream shortening and butter with electric mixer. Add vanilla and lemon extracts. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often.... read more

Baileys Chocolate Buttercream

Posted by miasuzzette -Unsweetened Chocolate or Square Chocolate -Unsalted butter -Crisco or High ratio is better if you have it... -Salt - clear Vanilla -Domino Powder Sugar 10x Ingredients ¾ cups unsweetened chocolate or 4.oz melted chocolate ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter ½ cup shortening (I use Crisco) ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon Clear vanilla 4 cups powder sugar (Domino 10 X) 4Tbsp BAILEYS WITH A HINT OF CHOCOLATE MINT OR FLAVOR YOU LIKE ... Instructions 1. Beat butter and shortening at high speed until smooth and creamy. 2.... read more

Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting

Posted by DCGirl99 I made this frosting for my sons 1st birthday smash cake. I needed chocolate but with less sugar. This frosting held up well outside the refridgerator for roughly 4 hours before he - well... smashed it! The original recipe was taken from and doctored to add the chocolate, marshmallow fluff and less sugar. If you want a white whipped frosting, use clear vanilla extract. Ingredients 1 (8 oz package) Cream Cheese, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/8 tsp of salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 2 cups (1 = 12... read more

Easy Buttercream

Posted by mariebra I live and breathe by this recipe I know it by heart and each time I make this recipe its always delicious. Ingredients 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted (softened) 4 cups Confectioners Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream Instructions 1. Sift your sugar 2. Cream together shortening and butter in a medium size bowl until light and creamy. 3. Slowly add the confectioners sugar cup by cup until fully incorporated. 4. Add the vanilla and the salt. 5. Slowly pour in the heavy... read more

Basic Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Posted by ButRCream This is my basic, go-to swiss meringue buttercream recipe - always a crowd pleaser! :) Looks lovely piped on cupcakes and is a wonderful filling between cake layers as well. Ingredients 5 large egg whites 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons superfine granulated sugar 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, cut into cubes 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Pinch of salt Instructions Wipe the bowl of an electric mixer with vinegar on paper towel, to remove any trace of grease. Add egg whites and sugar, and simmer over a pot of... read more

Indydebi's Buttercream -Peanut Butter Variation

Posted by CiNoRi I have been looking for a good shelf stable Peanut butter buttercream (That also works under Fondant), with no luck. After some playing around, and lovely advice from Indydebi, I came up with this! It tastes like the inside of Reese Pieces!!! Ingredients • 1 1/3 cup (Half High-Ratio Shortening, Half Peanut butter - Its almost impossible to measure this being that measuring cups do not come in 1/6' -- It's ok to eye ball this amount • 1 Packet (3 Tbs) of Dream Whip • 3 Tbs. Vanilla • START WITH 1/2 Cup Milk*, Half & Half* OR Liquid... read more

Browned Butter Frosting

Posted by Stacia76 My mom gave me this recipe to use with a banana cake I made for my daughter's birthday. It was quick and easy and I was able to decorate with it as well. The taste is similar to a caramel flavor. Ingredients 2/3 cup butter, softened 6 cups powdered sugar 3 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 cup milk, plus additional for thinning Instructions Heat butter in a saucepan over low heat until a delicate brown color. Remove from heat, mix together with powdered sugar. Beat in vanilla and milk until smooth. I had to add additional milk for... read more

Grammy's buttercream

Posted by grammy1963 This recipe is a favorite of most of my customers. It is a decorating buttercream but may need to adjusted to your climate. It definitely has a yellowish c olor so it may alter your color choices. I hope you enjoy it. This amount will cover and decorate a 9" or 10"layer cake . Ingredients 4oz. soft butter or margerine 12 oz. Butter flavored shortning 2lb.(32 oz.) 10x powdered sugar 1/4 - 1/3 cup milk, cream or liquid creamer 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 TBS. pure vanilla Instructions Beat butter and shortning till creamy. Add... read more

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