How Much Icing?

Decorating By alliekat75 Updated 7 Jan 2009 , 1:37am by kakeladi

alliekat75 Posted 7 Jan 2009 , 1:15am
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Hi everyone,
How do you determine how much icing to make? I'm hoping to make the giant 3D cupcake cake for my DD's first birthday party. I have no idea how much icing to make.

In general, how do you estimate how much to make for this and other projects? Thanks in advance.

Allie

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kakeladi Posted 7 Jan 2009 , 1:37am
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The rule of thumb for buttercream is one recipe of icing using 2 pounds of sugar for each cake mix used.

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