Need Recipe For Store Like Whipped Frosting

Decorating By Indygirl Updated 31 Jan 2009 , 4:07am by AKA_cupcakeshoppe

Indygirl Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 2:40am
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A friend of mine likes my cake decorating but doesn't like buttercream or fondant. She likes the type of frosting the stores use which they call whipped cream. I tried one with flour, sugar, butter, milk & vanilla but I had tiny lumps in the flour & milk mixture after it cooled. Can anyone offer a good recipe for that Publix type of whipped frosting? Something I can do shell boarders & roses with. Thanks!!

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prterrell Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 3:12am
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I used to be a cake decorator at Publix. Are you looking for the Publix buttercream or the whipped topping, like what they use for pies? The roses and other decos done on cakes at Publix are NEVER done out of the whipped topping, it isn't stiff enough for that. It is done with their buttercream.

The whipped topping is made fresh using whole milk, heavy cream, and an industrial brand non-dairy whipped topping mix that is only available to grocery stores and restaurants and large bakeries.

The Publix buttercream is made fresh in the store. It is basically a combination of the Wilton buttercream (confectioner's sugar, shortening, vanilla extract) and IMBC (Italian Meringue Buttercream, which is made by whipping egg whites and adding a hot cooked sugar syrup and whipping the two until a meringue is formed and then blending in real butter).

HTH!

Frankyola Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 3:52am
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Hi Indygirl!! on my recipes you will find the one I use It is so good and you can make borders and decorations with it, I hope I can help you.!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 4:07am
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