How Do You Know If It Is A Crusting Buttercream

Decorating By dinie Updated 13 Aug 2009 , 7:35pm by soobsessedwithcake

dinie Posted 13 Aug 2009 , 6:48pm
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Have a question of knowing if you recipe is a crusting buttercream or not? I just made Sharon Zambito's recipe for a wedding cake that I made last weekend and it crusted great and loved it works very well for the cake. I was under the impression that for it to be a crusting buttercream it needed powder meringue in it but hers doen't have it in it. Now I need a recipe for a chocolate crusting buttercream to do a cake for this weekend.

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4theloveofcake Posted 13 Aug 2009 , 6:53pm
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i'm wondering the same thing because i need a vanilla crusting buttercream thats yummy haha, here's a good chocolate one:

becklynn Posted 13 Aug 2009 , 7:14pm
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I think it's the shortening that makes it crust...
Sharon (sugarshack) also has a recipe for chocolate BC:
Check out her blog (December page)

soobsessedwithcake Posted 13 Aug 2009 , 7:35pm
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Not sure if this helps or not, but maybe there is some info there for you...

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