If I Mix Fresh Strawberry Puree In Buttercream Will It....

Decorating By Roxybc Updated 20 Apr 2010 , 10:01pm by Kima920

Roxybc Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 8:10pm
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If I mix fresh strawberry puree in buttercream will it be ok at room temperature for a few days? I've got an order for strawberry cupcakes, but will have to make them a day and a half ahead of time. I've got strawberry flavoring, but thought fresh puree might be a nice addition. What do you think?

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Kima920 Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 8:59pm
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I put mine in the fridge until I need it.

Roxybc Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 9:47pm
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Do you think strawberery jam would be any better?

Tracy7953 Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 9:54pm
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I would think the fridge would be best until soon before you use it. Fresh strawberries are pretty fragile. I have used many preserves in buttercream and they taste yummy. My fave is apricot/pineapple preserves. Tangy yet sweet.

Kima920 Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 9:54pm
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I mix raspberry jam into buttercream and it can stay out for a couple of days.

Roxybc Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 9:57pm
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Ok, so if I've made my frosting with strawberry flavoring tonight and frost the cupcakes tomorrow, I'd be ok if I added in some strawberry jam then as well.

So frost (with strawberries) on Thursday night
Delivery on Friday
Eat on Saturday with possible left overs on Sunday

Is that safe with organic Jam with no perservatives?

Kima920 Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 10:01pm
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It should be okay. I don't see why not when you are delivering them on Friday. I have never had a customer complain about the buttercream mix when using preservative.

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