Omg! Sams Club's But-R-Creme Is So Sweet!!

Decorating By BecuzImAGurl Updated 16 Dec 2009 , 6:30pm by WykdGud

BecuzImAGurl Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 10:31pm
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HELP! the Sams Club's But-R-Creme is SO sweet!! icon_eek.gif what can I do to make it less sweet?? icon_surprised.gif

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juststarted Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 10:58pm
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Whip it with some shortening/butter may be? and add corn syrup to maintain the consistency.

BecuzImAGurl Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 11:09pm
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would it taste a bit too oily? I wanted to add cream cheese to dull the sweetness a bit but Its going to be expensive buying all those cream cheese...=(

juststarted Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 11:19pm
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It should not be oily as I always use less icing sugar than the recipe calls for, and never have by buttercream oily. The buttercream might be less crusty though if you are trying to achieve a perfect smoothness or wanted to crust the surface for an impression or any other technique.

JenniferMI Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 11:38pm
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A little salt added maybe??? Just guessing here...

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juststarted Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 11:43pm
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sure, you can add salt or any extract/flavour according to your taste.

BecuzImAGurl Posted 13 Dec 2009 , 2:34am
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thanks! I'll definitely try the butter idea and a little salt...I had to drink a bottle of water after tasting a little of the buttercream..ack

Panchis Posted 16 Dec 2009 , 5:50pm
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I really dont like sweet icing...so what i do when its sweet I just add salt. icon_rolleyes.gif

JustToEatCake Posted 16 Dec 2009 , 6:05pm
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My sister doesn't like really sweet icing either but I added a lemon extract and she likes it and will eat it. I know that lemon is often substituted for salt in healthy diets.

dsilbern Posted 16 Dec 2009 , 6:15pm
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Just putting in a pitch for the salt. I always salt my ABCs - I feel it helps enhance flavoring, cuts the sweet a bit and adds an interesting flavor contrast.

WykdGud Posted 16 Dec 2009 , 6:30pm
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I add some popcorn salt as well as some non-dairy icing mix (Pastry Pride, Rich's Bettercreme, et. al.) - and it's much lighter and not nearly as sweet.

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