Stiff But Not Grainy - How?

Decorating By jlllyn Updated 21 Jul 2008 , 3:37pm by TexasSugar

jlllyn Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 10:34am
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I am currently taking Wilton Course 1 and my final cake is due this weekend.

I have been practising the Wilton Rose but am not having any success. The problem seems to be the icing recipe from the book. The icing is grainy (although I sifted the icing sugar 10 times) and if I added water it will be too thin.

So how do I make the icing stiff, smooth and NOT grainy????

Help PLEASE....................

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TexasSugar Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 3:37pm
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If the icing is too dry, then you can add about a tablespoon of crisco or about a teaspoon of piping gel to every cup of stiff.

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