How Do You Thin Store Brought Buttercream Icing?

Decorating By nydivagirl Updated 26 Sep 2008 , 11:38pm by kakeladi

nydivagirl Posted 26 Sep 2008 , 10:20pm
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I brought ready made buttercream icing. Does it have to be stored in the fridge. It's in a white bucket and it does not say anything about storage.
I wanted to frost a cake today and the icing is so thick, this may sound stupid but is there a different in icing and frosting? When I purchased the buttercream I asked for ready made buttercream frosting. I brought the buttecream at the "Cake Cottage" they have cake classes and sell baking, wedding and candy supplies so I was confidence I received the correct items as I informed the clerk that I was planning on frosting cakes. The bucket cost $19.99 and I already opened it and I do not want to throw it away, but the frosting/icing is really thick! What shall I do? Any help you can give this newbie would be appreciated.

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kakeladi Posted 26 Sep 2008 , 11:38pm
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Have you tried taking out some ofit and stirring it well? If that doesn't help Just add water slowly as you beat it w/mixer.

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