How Many Cups Does Sugarshack's Buttercream Icing Make?

Decorating By mommy_of_3_DDs Updated 11 Jul 2008 , 4:59am by sugarshack

mommy_of_3_DDs Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 11:01pm
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Please help, I need to figue out how many batches I need to cover 5 eight inch double layers; 1 six inch double layer; 1 ten inch double layer; 1 twelve inch double layer... all cakes will be torted and filled...


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nicolepa Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 11:28pm
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Well, it would depend on which recipe you are using. There is one for a 4.5, 5 & 6 quart bowl. There are 4 cups in a quart and since you fill the bowl, just multiply your bowl size by 4. So it's either about 18, 20 or 24 cups.

mommy_of_3_DDs Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 11:50pm
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Thank you very much, the recipe I am using is the one with 5 cups shortening and 5 pounds of powder sugar plus 16 TBS of hot liquid... I think the bowl I use is 5qts...

sugarshack Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 4:59am
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I would make 5-6 but I always make too much!

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