Thanh Thanh Buttercream Icing

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bostonterrierlady Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 2:49am
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What kind of icing do you think she makes. It almost looks like a meringue. What do you think? It looks so creamy.

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CakeDiva73 Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 2:58am
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I would PM her and ask icon_smile.gif Her cakes are insanely good.........

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Ironbaker Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 3:10am
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I am such a fanatical ThanhThanh groupie. I see her name and my heart flutters. icon_lol.gif

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Dixiegal01 Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 3:15am
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She is so talented, I haven't seen a cake from her that doesn't make my jaw drop! If you get the icing recipe please share icon_smile.gif

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bostonterrierlady Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 3:16am
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I did but she this is what she told me.

Sorry, I don't have any icing recipe to share, nobody teach me how to make the icing.

Have a good night,

ThanhThanh

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Cake_Princess Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 6:40am
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Originally Posted by bostonterrierlady

I did but she this is what she told me.

Sorry, I don't have any icing recipe to share, nobody teach me how to make the icing.

Have a good night,

ThanhThanh





Perhaps she means she does not have recipe amounts she just knows how to make it.

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wgoat5 Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 10:14am
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Maybe somebody else makes the icing....But... * sigh * I sure wish I knew what she uses.

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ThanhThanh Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 7:56pm
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Thank you for your nice compliments!!!
The icing I used like Walmart's or Sam's, I have been in practice for many years to get the cake look smooth, only thing that I can share ...use " hot water" to smooth the cake.

Thanh Thanh

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Wendoger Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 8:06pm
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...its not the icing, she's just 'that good'...icon_wink.gif

Thanh Thanh, your cakes are remarkable!!!

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nicksmom Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 8:16pm
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yes thanh thanh makes remarkable cakes and i DREAM of that icing!! as far as her scroll work,well theres no words for that icon_biggrin.gif

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TooMuchCake Posted 29 Jul 2007 , 8:18pm
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I just bought some Sam's icing and a friend of mine was horrified that I'd use ready-made instead of making my own. Now I can tell her that Thanh Thanh uses it. heehee

Thanh Thanh rocks!

Deanna

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AnneZA Posted 3 Sep 2007 , 11:54pm
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Thanh Thanh Do you pronounce your name like Tan Tan, or do you use the TH sound like in the word THE? I have a thing about pronouncing names correctly, even if only in my mind.

Anne ( silent e)

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Wendoger Posted 4 Sep 2007 , 12:00am
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Excellent question!!!! I have wondered this for so long myself!!!

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ThanhThanh Posted 4 Sep 2007 , 10:01pm
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Difficult question ... icon_cry.gif
Pronounce like Tan Tan is close to correct.

Thank you all for asking and care about that icon_smile.gif

Thanh Thanh

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crislen Posted 4 Sep 2007 , 11:40pm
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ThanhThanh, your cakes are beautiful! Definite inspiration!!! Your icing is always smooth and jaw dropping!


And everytime I see your name, it makes me smile, my boyfriend's anglicized name is Thanh. (Chinese name is pronounced more like "Sing")

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Steady2Hands Posted 5 Sep 2007 , 12:05am
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I too am a huge fan! I am always in awe of the beatiful creations you make. I bought that icing from Sam's (their buttercream) and it was easy to work with. What I've always wondered is what you do to the icing to make it so shiny?

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Katskakes Posted 5 Sep 2007 , 8:05pm
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Is Walmart/Sam's BC a Meringue type of icing?

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Steady2Hands Posted 6 Sep 2007 , 2:39am
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When I bought it the lady told me they had 2 kinds. One was Buttercreme and I think the other was Rich's Bettercreme. I believe the second one has to be refrigerated but I'm not 100% sure of that either.

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kakeladi Posted 7 Sep 2007 , 7:53pm
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Rich's Bettercreme is shelf stable for up to 3 days. However it tastes best if eaten the day it is applied to the cake (IMHO).

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wgoat5 Posted 7 Sep 2007 , 8:06pm
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She sprays her with a lustre spray I think she said in another thread....and her's is a reg. BC.... she said it comes out of a tub icon_biggrin.gif

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iphoenixle Posted 26 Feb 2013 , 6:19am
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AHi thanh thanh, I love all of your cakes. You are so talented. Do you have any cake recipe you that you could share with me? My mom really like the cake I bought from the Chinese bakery. She said it's not as sweet and it's different from the one at the Italian bakery. Her birthday is coming and I wish I could bake her a cake myself , could you help please :)

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