Major Cream Cheese Icing Problems!

Decorating By moralna Updated 24 Sep 2008 , 10:54pm by ceshell

moralna Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 8:03pm
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Does someone have a great stabilized cream cheese icing recipe? I just made a cream cheese icing that was just sliding right off the cake - it was so terrible that I became so frustrated that I threw out the whole cake! I am looking for an icing with the consistency of regular buttercream.

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Pookie59 Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 9:58pm
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I've never used the crusting recipe referred to above, but then I've never used cream cheese frosting for a decorated cake.

I usually use about half the cream cheese that most recipes call for and add more butter, that way I get the flavor I want without comprising the consistency so much.

Make sure your icing is the right consistency before icing the cake - add powdered sugar as needed

ceshell Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 10:34pm
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I've used the CCC above, it's a great recipe thumbs_up.gif I feel your pain, the first time I ever tried a cc icing (not the above recipe) it also just slid down the cake. No fun!

moralna Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 2:00pm
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Thanks so much everyone!! I am definitely going to try the above recipe! You are all great!!

CCCTina Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 2:30pm
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Yum...with all that sugar, does this recipe require refrigeration?

ceshell Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 10:54pm
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I can't say for sure, but it is very similar to Earlene's cream cheese recipe which can go unrefrigerated for a week. Hopefully someone else knows the definitive answer; I myself could never take responsibility of saying "nope, don't need to refrigerate it" unless I knew for SURE. icon_smile.gif

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