Frosting Help Please

Decorating By tabitwhe Updated 3 Jun 2009 , 1:38am by tabitwhe

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tabitwhe Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 9:43pm
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I have been making frosting for a very long time with just a simple recipe my aunt gave me. crisco, vanilla, powdered sugar, salt water. The last few times I have made it, It was either to thick or to thin and would slide. I am making my neices cake for her 2nd Bday this weekend and am looking for an easy/simple recipe. For a good icing. I am using the Abby Cadabby shape pan so alot of the design will be stars. Can you suggest a good easy recipe to use? Perferably without meringue powder.

Please excuse all my bad spelling. Its been one of those days.

Oh and I have looked at the recipe section I just get so overwhelmed with it all.

Thanks in advance for your help

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Rylan Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 10:38pm
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If you have no access to hi ratio shortening, I would suggest you try Indydebi's recipe or Serious Cakes.

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pattycakesnj Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 10:44pm
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I make a lot of the character cakes with stars and have started using Indydebi's recipe and it works very well for what you are doing. HTH

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tabitwhe Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 1:07am
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Thanks everyone. I will try them.

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blondeez Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 1:17am
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Sounds like the recipe called for oringinal crisco before they took the trans fat out of it. That may be why you are having trouble with the recipe now.

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tabitwhe Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 1:38am
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Thank you. I never thought about that.

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