Need Help Please !!!! Cake Frosting Too Sweet

Baking By rulnthunder Updated 25 Oct 2007 , 2:48am by JanH

rulnthunder Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:37am
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I'm making a quinceanera cake for my daughters friend and I made the Wiltons butter cream frosting on a test cake for her mom. She said it was too sweet. Any ideas on how to make it less sweet or a reciepe for frosting that isn't as sweet. I saw some postings for a whipped frosting that can be left out for several hours like the ones you get from a bakery. I live in Virginia and it seems that it isn't sold on the East coast. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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crazy4sugar Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:56am
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I add 1/4 teaspoon of salt to a 6 cups of icing. It really helps cut the sweetness down.

Anyone else have ideas?

JanH Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:48am
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Hi and Welcome, rulnthunder. icon_smile.gif

Link to CC acronyms:

Here are some threads on less sweet/greasy b/c's:


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