Am I Mixing It Too Much?

Decorating By caked4life Updated 7 Aug 2009 , 7:32pm by Doug

caked4life Posted 7 Aug 2009 , 1:22pm
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Once it is spread on the cake, my BC seems to have tiny craters. I'm guessing they are air bubbles or something. Even when I smooth the cake they don't go away. Why is it not smooth? What am I doing wrong? Some advice, PLEASE...

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Rylan Posted 7 Aug 2009 , 7:27pm
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Start with a great recipe. Sometimes the airbubbles are the problem. Mixing it in high mode right away will also cause airbubbles.

Doug Posted 7 Aug 2009 , 7:32pm
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many here LOVE, just absolutely LOVE SugarShack's buttercream:

the recipe:


also, I cream all the fats and liquids together until light and fluffy.
then add the PS and mix at a low speed (2 on my KA) for a longer time.
seems to be working so far.

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