How Do I Make Buttercream Frosting Using Hi Ratio Shortening

Decorating By katemegan Updated 18 Oct 2007 , 8:55pm by JanH

katemegan Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 5:36pm
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O.K. I finally purchased some Alpine hi-ratio shortening. I need to frost a cake for my daughter's birthday. I have heard that the shortening is so different that you use different proportions of water, confect.sugar, salt and meringue powder than usual. I currently use the Wilton recipe. What changes do I need to make?

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fooby Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 7:10pm
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I believe there are recipes here on CC specifically for hi-ratio shortening. You may want to look for that. With regards to measurement, I have read somewhere that they use less than what is normally needed.

JanH Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 8:55pm
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Here are some hi-ratio b/c frosting recipes:

http://forum.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-464693-.html

Once you've tried hi-ratio, you'll never go back to Crisco.... icon_smile.gif

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