Will Adding Cs To This Cream Make It Crusting?

Baking By just_for_fun Updated 15 Jan 2010 , 7:17pm by just_for_fun

just_for_fun Posted 15 Jan 2010 , 7:00pm
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I always make this filling for a cake that my family likes, but I want to cover the whole cake this time, and I want it to crust. How would I do that without changing the taste too much?

3 sticks margarine
1 1/2 cups conf sugar
2 tsp vanilla sugar
3 egg yolks
juice of 1 1/2 lemons

Cream margarine and sugars. Add one yolk at a time. Mix for 5 minutes, and only then add lemon juice. Mix to combine.

Any help would be appreciated!!

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artscallion Posted 15 Jan 2010 , 7:06pm
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Increase the powdered sugar to make it crust. It's the proportion of sugar to fat that determines if a frosting will crust.

just_for_fun Posted 15 Jan 2010 , 7:17pm
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That's what I read, I just wanted to make sure I understood. Slightly (okay, maybe not slightly) sleep deprived). Thanks so much.

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