Breaking Buttercream

Decorating By kharvey Updated 8 Jul 2008 , 6:32pm by kharvey

kharvey Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 6:06pm
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I need to know what magic trick I can use to keep buttercream "strings" from breaking once they have set. I use the wilton recipe, if that helps. Any advice would be great! Thanks

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SplendidMissM Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 6:12pm
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Mix some piping gel into the icing.

SeriousCakes Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 6:14pm
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I have a video on this on youtube:


kharvey Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 6:32pm
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I had not thought about the piping gel. I will also check out the youtube videos. Thanks for the help.

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