Quick Question - Bc Too Sweet!!

Decorating By missmeg Updated 26 Jun 2008 , 6:00pm by Toptier

missmeg Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 2:24pm
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I'm doing a decorating demo in a little while, and I made a batch of indydebi's buttercream, using 1/2 c. butter to replace some of the crisco. But now my buttercream is too sweet icon_cry.gif . I've added some salt to counter-act it, and added a t. more almond, but any idea of what else I can add to balance the sweetness? Right now the taste of the powdered sugar overpowers any other taste.

Thanks in advance.

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Toptier Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 6:00pm
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Perhaps you can try adding some lemon juice? It shouldn't flavor it too much but should provide some counterbalance.

I usually use IMBC, you can control the sweetness better I find.

Good luck with it!

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