Extra Special Buttercream Icing?

Decorating By Suewillo Updated 22 Apr 2009 , 7:21pm by Suewillo

Suewillo Posted 22 Apr 2009 , 2:35pm
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I will be using this recipe to make several cakes for this weekend. I would like to know if I have to put them in the fridge once they are iced. The recipe has margarine in place of butter and it also has whipping cream in it. I have never made this before but it sounds yummy. If anyone could help me with this I would appreciate it. This is a great site for getting all the help you need and tons of idea's. Thanks everyone for sharing help and idea's. At the bottome of the recipe it says (contributed by: auntbeesbaking.

Sue

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CakeMommy3 Posted 22 Apr 2009 , 5:46pm
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My buttercream that I use has butter and whipping cream in it, and I don't refrigerate it. The amount of sugar in it acts as a preservative. I have read that it is good for up to 5 days at room temperature.

Suewillo Posted 22 Apr 2009 , 7:21pm
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Thanks, I want to be careful not to make anyone sick or spoil the buttercream icing.
Sue

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