Need Suggestions On Frosting Recipe For Birthday Cake

Baking By Oliveoyle80 Updated 11 Feb 2010 , 1:44am by Renaejrk

Oliveoyle80 Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 7:41pm
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I am attempting to do a sheet cake with a Mickey Mouse clubhouse theme on it. (all done in frosting) I am looking for a frosting recipe that I can use to both frost the cake and decorate with. But i don't want it too sweet. if you want to see what I am trying to attempt here is the link to the cake: http://tv.disney.go.com/playhouse/grown-ups/celebrationcenter/recipes/mmch/recipes5.html

I want a good tasting frosting just not sweet. Please help! Party is Saturday Feb. 6th. Also, any opinions on covering cake in fondant rather than frosting?

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vww104 Posted 10 Feb 2010 , 7:35pm
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Try Tami's buttercream at the baking911.com website. I was unable to post the link.

indydebi Posted 10 Feb 2010 , 8:23pm
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I don't have separate icings that I ice with and decorate with. icon_confused.gif I use the same icing for everything.

prterrell Posted 11 Feb 2010 , 1:24am
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I use IMBC to frost and decorate.

Renaejrk Posted 11 Feb 2010 , 1:44am
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The meringue based buttercreams are usually a little less sweet, but there are some good recipes on this site for American type BC or other frostings that are less sweet tasting.

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