Indydeb's Bc

Decorating By tiggerjo Updated 19 Aug 2009 , 1:56pm by mbt4955

tiggerjo Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 12:04pm
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Sorry, my search does not work icon_cry.gificon_twisted.gif . I need to make this chocolate. Does anyone know how much choc to add and what kind? TIA

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cylstrial Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 12:22pm
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I looked up all the recipes that IndyDebi submitted and she has only submitted the regular buttercream recipe.

Maybe you could PM her and ask what she does to make it chocolate.

tiggerjo Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 1:03pm
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thanks, i will do just that.


mbt4955 Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 1:26pm
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I normally start with about 1/2 c of cocoa mixed into my butter/shortening (if heat isn't an issue, I like Debi's recipe with 50/50 butter/shortening .. just because I like butter icon_smile.gif). You can add more cocoa, melted chocolate, LorAnn chocolate flavoring, chocolate syrup/ice cream topping ... just keep working with it until you have what you are looking for. I almost always use coffee for the liquid in my chocolate icings. You can't taste it, but it intensifies the chocolate flavor.


tiggerjo Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 1:51pm
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thank you

mbt4955 Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 1:56pm
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You're welcome.

Actually, I went back to my PM from Debi when I asked her the same question and here is what she said ... I have made it in chocolate. Remember, I'm a "till it looks right cook" so I'll apologize in advance for no measurements, but I just add a mixture of Hershey Chocolate syrup and Hershey Cocoa (liquid and powder to offset each other) until I get the flavor/color/consistency that I need.

You may as well have the answer from the true source! icon_smile.gif

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