Butter Free Frosting?

Decorating By Bridy Updated 13 Aug 2008 , 12:37pm by foxymomma521

Bridy Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:03pm
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I just found out my baby has a dairy allergy.

What does everyone do when you have to make butter free Butter Cream frosting?!?

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foxymomma521 Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:20am
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try searching for Vegan Buttercream...

HerBoudoir Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 1:21pm
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You can use a shortening-based or margarine-based icing.

TOMAY Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 1:38pm
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You can use an all shortening recipe my recomendation so the icing is not to oil tasting to use high ratio shortening for that smooth taste

jibbies Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 1:53pm
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Here's the recipe I use for what I call decorators icing
2 cups crisco
4 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons of your favorite flavoring (butter, vanilla, almond, lemon etc)
mix then add slowly 2 pounds of powdered sugar you may need to add more water as you go
You can replace to taste the water with the flavored non-dairy coffee creamers
Hope this helps!

Jibbies

Edee Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 1:46am
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Here is my favorite recipe...

2 lbs powdered sugar
1/2 c. liquids
(in the half cup measuring cup I put 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla and the rest water)
1-1/2 c. all shortning crisco (I use the generic all shortning)

Mix well.

foxymomma521 Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 12:37pm
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