Buttercream.. Tastes Toooo Buttery

Baking By Kakesbykay Updated 20 Feb 2010 , 4:02pm by Kakesbykay

Kakesbykay Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 2:02pm
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Ok I need help, my buttercream has jsut too much butter taste

I used 4 sticks and 3 (2lbs confet sugar)

I used whipping cream

vanilla extract

it doesn't have a pop taste to me, it tastes bland to me

4 replies
grama_j Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 2:21pm
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That is A LOT of butter....... I use half butter and half solid shortening....... water instead of the cream, and almond instead of the vanilla for white icing........ for Chocolate, I use the vanilla........ I also add a dash of salt..... seems to cut the sweetness...

cylstrial Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 2:28pm
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My recipe uses 2 sticks of butter for 2 lbs of powdered sugar.

That is a lot of butter!

AngelaM Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 3:50pm
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Indydebi's BC is awesome! Tastes great and is SO easy to work with.


Kakesbykay Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 4:02pm
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thank you, I was trying to create just a large batch at one time, But now i know

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