Buttercream Dream Using Sweetex

Baking By punkiin Updated 23 Apr 2008 , 1:55am by punkiin

punkiin Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 12:38am
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I guess I'm the only person on here that has never used a hi-ratio shortening. So I was getting ready to order a small 4lb bucket. Now can someone tell me how much of the hi-ratio I should use in the BCD to replace the Crisco.

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punkiin Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 1:39am
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Forgot to ask...Is Sweetex the best brand to use...or is there others? What is the cheapest price you have paid for Sweetex?

foots2 Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 1:48am
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I use 3/4 cup of hi ratio in the BCD recipe. I dont use sweetex I use another brand. I think its alpine. I have 50 lb for $70 something with shipping.

mkolmar Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 1:48am
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I use Sweetex for my Buttercream dream recipe. I don't use the whole amount though of Sweetex but only 2/3 cup, just my preference. I bought mine through Gordons Food Service. I live buy one of their stores so I just picked it up. It's normally $70 for a 50# box. However, I used a $5 off coupon and my business card and got it for $60 total.

I personally love the sweetex product when I need to use it.

punkiin Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 1:55am
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Now for another stupid question. Since I've never used a hi-ratio shortening....What is the difference? Am I going to be able to tell a difference??

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