Buttercream Without Butter Or Meringue Powder

Decorating By annie41977 Updated 15 Sep 2008 , 3:32am by terrier

annie41977 Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 2:51am
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Hi all. I am doing a mickey mouse cake for a little boy who is allergic to dairy and egg. I've got the cake recipe but am concerned about the buttercream. Is the butter flavoring just flavor, no dairy?? Also, what to do about the meringue powder? Isn't meringue powder dried egg whites?

Thanks for anyone that can help me.

icon_smile.gifAnnie

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kakeladi Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 2:57am
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You do not need to use meringue powder at all. You can use all Crisco. You can increase the vanilla flavoring instead of using butter.

terrier Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 3:32am
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All my "buttercream" is dairy free.... I use half Fleischmann's margarine and half Crisco. Also Wilton's butter flavour has no dairy in it... but read it first.

Meringue powder is egg whites.

Cheers,
ally

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