Trouble With Bc....won't Crust

Decorating By kimmy37 Updated 18 Oct 2007 , 3:58am by cavegirl

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kimmy37 Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 3:22am
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Why, why, why won't my BC crust?? I've been doing this for over a year now and haven't had any problems until recently. I always use walmart's veg. shortening and haven't changed anything. It's cool enough in the house.... hmm, it is supposed to rain. Aaarrghhh! Any ideas?

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KathysCC Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 3:22am
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I've heard that Walmart brand has taken the trans fat out of it's shortening too. Check your shortening label for trans fat. That could be your problem.

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BCJean Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 3:46am
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OK, I feel I have to ask this question. I have been wanting to for a long time and tonight is the night and I think it will fit in with this thread.
Why do you want your buttercream icing to crust? I try to package my cakes right away so they don't crust. I like the smooth creamy icing on my cakes.
Am I missing something here?

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cavegirl Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 3:58am
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Maybe she's going to use a roller or the Viva method to smooth out the buttercream? It has to have a crust to work.

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