Need Help Really Quick!

Baking By jayshunnie22 Updated 6 Apr 2010 , 8:11pm by prterrell

jayshunnie22 Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:36pm
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Ok well the buttercream recipe i use calls for shortening salted and unsalted butter,vanilla and milk.i forgot that i didnt have any salted butter so i went ahead and just used unsalted,well now i think its to sugary what can i do?

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prterrell Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:37pm
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Add some pickling salt.

LindaB2010 Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:40pm
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My recipe calls for a teaspoon of salt. That will cut some of the sweet taste. I am not an expert but it works for me.

LeckieAnne Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:43pm
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I'd add a pinch of popcorn salt. That's what I used to use in my old "decorators" buttercream recipe. It's superfine and will disperse through nicely without having to add too much.

cownsj Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:43pm
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I always just use a little salt.

Win Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 7:54pm
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If you don't have popcorn salt as recommended above (and I would only use about a 1/2 teaspoon) you can grind it down to a finer consistency than regular table salt. Regular table salt will not have time to dissolve if you add it to the batch after it has already been mixed and will leave pockets of the bc saltier than others.

prterrell Posted 6 Apr 2010 , 8:11pm
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BTW popcorn salt = pickling salt. BUT the popcorns salt is more expensive.

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