Half And Half

Decorating By GLORIA2005 Updated 29 May 2008 , 12:15am by mommicakes

GLORIA2005 Posted 28 May 2008 , 10:52pm
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I know someone who uses half and half to frost there cakes and I was wondering if you need to put sugar in that and how long do you have to whipped it because i tryed to that and it took long time to whipped well lets just it didnt even whipped maybe there a trick to whipped half and half cream, please tell me because i would to try and use it on my cakes

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JoAnnB Posted 28 May 2008 , 11:58pm
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Half and half will not whip on it's own. Only Heavy cream will whip.

Some use half and half in their icing recipes for a bit of richness, instead of water or other liquids.

Another half and half reference can be half shortening and half butter.

mommicakes Posted 29 May 2008 , 12:15am
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Gloria2005, I use 1/2 butter and 1/2 shortening as well as 1/2 & 1/2 in my icings. (both in the same batch) It does turn out a little richer/creamier with the 1/2 & 1/2. I myself can taste the difference. It doesn't take any longer to whip up than normal. give it a try, you might like it.
Donna

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