Any Suggestions On What Frosting To Use?

Decorating By jnestor Updated 17 Apr 2008 , 3:56am by lovetofrost

jnestor Posted 16 Apr 2008 , 11:43pm
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Does anyone have any suggestions on a good frosting recipe for 200 cupcakes? I have a friend who wants me to do her cupcakes for her wedding and I am lost on a good recipe to use. The wedding reception will be at a boat dock in July, and I am concerned about using my whipped frosting recipe not only because of the dairy, but I'm sure it'll be humid. I need something that can be vanilla, and I can convert to chocolate as well. Any suggestions would be very helpful, I am a bit of newbie to some of this. I need something close to whipped buttercream taste. Thanks!!

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zenu Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 3:24am
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I don't have an answer for you...

but I was about to post about the same thing. I recently used a bc that has Meringue powder in it...it was for kids. They didn't really like it.

And I 've noticed a lot of people use all butter bc for cupcakes...but I'm wondering if they can hold their shape if I use a 1M tip and if it can take the heat and humidity.

So here's a bump for you icon_smile.gif

JanH Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 3:40am
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Rich's Bettercreme is a whipped frosting/filling that is shelf stable for about 5 days. Don't know how well it handles high heat & humidity...

Everything you ever wanted to know about Rich's Bettercreme & Pastry Pride:

http://forum.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopicp-2853853-.html

These b/c recipes are proven to hold up in heat & humidity:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake_recipe-6992-Indydebis-Crisco-Based-Buttercream-Icing.html

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake_recipe-4123-High-Humidity-Buttercream.html

HTH

lovetofrost Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 3:56am
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I would check out wiltons website for some recipes. But I think the recipe from sugar shack is a good one. It uses creamer instead of water. Hope this helps. good luck with all those cupcakes, congrats.

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