Best Recipe For Crusting Buttercream

Decorating By Ocean23 Updated 18 May 2010 , 1:24am by penguinprincess

Ocean23 Posted 18 May 2010 , 12:06am
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hi everyone - just wondering what recipe you recommend for a good crusting buttercream so I can use a high density roller on it once it crusts over. How long do you let your cake set for before using the Viva method or the roller???

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mamawrobin Posted 18 May 2010 , 12:21am
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My favorite is Indydebi's Buttercream. It only takes minutes for it to crust and be ready for the viva paper towel.
I make two adjustments to her receipe. I beat the shortening 15 minutes before adding any other ingredients and I warm the milk (I use half and half) before adding.

The reason I like this receipe is because it crust so well.

Loucinda Posted 18 May 2010 , 12:48am
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I am a sugarshack icing fan here. It crusts enough to be able to smooth it, but not too much! Everyone that tries it absolutely LOVES it here. It is my top seller.

mbark Posted 18 May 2010 , 1:07am
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I agree with Loucinda. Sugarshack's bc recipe is awesome in flavor, consistency and crusting. 99% of my customers love it (I had one complain it was too sweet- hello! it's frosting!)

penguinprincess Posted 18 May 2010 , 1:24am
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I second Debi's Buttercream!! I have never tried Sugarshack's recipe, but I am in love with Debi's recipe!!

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