Whipped Frosting

Decorating By skittles2120 Updated 22 May 2008 , 3:28am by fondantfrenzy

skittles2120 Posted 21 Oct 2007 , 4:47pm
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I had my first request for a whipped frosting. Any suggestions on which is the best tasting?? Personally I prefer buttercream but whatever the customer wants. icon_smile.gif Thanks so much.

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mooselover Posted 22 May 2008 , 3:19am
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I have used richs bettercream. My question is, how do you make this smooth. I am afraid to use the wet spatula method -- please help

fondantfrenzy Posted 22 May 2008 , 3:28am
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Using just whipped cream as a cake frosting doesn't give the best results so I use this one instead. You still can't use it like a buttercream but at least it won't drip off!
You can also use different flavourings depending on the rest of your recipe. Rum, almond, and mple are some of my other favourites. Orange is good for an orange cream flavour.

2 tablespoons cold water
1 teaspoon unflavoured gelatin
2 cups chilled heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
Sugar to taste

1. Place large bowl and beaters in freezer to chill.

2. Soak gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes, then dissolve by placing bowl over simmering water for 5 minutes. Place in fridge to chill for 5-10 minutes.

3. In large chilled bowl beat cream with electric mixer on low until frothy. Slowly add sugar and vanilla while still beating, and whip until *barely* stiff.

4. Add cooled gelatin all at once and whip on high speed until stiff peaks are formed. Cover and place in fridge until use.

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