Cake Ball Recipe Question

Baking By RosieC Updated 22 May 2010 , 1:26pm by metria

RosieC Posted 22 May 2010 , 1:06pm
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I've seen many cake ball recipes calling for a can of icing but has anyone used homemade buttercream mixed with the cake to make them...just wondering how that would do.

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mamawrobin Posted 22 May 2010 , 1:20pm
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You can use any icing it doesn't have to be canned. I only add maybe a tablespoon or so of icing to my cakeballs. I can't imagine adding a whole can icon_eek.gif . The icing is used as a binder. I have made them w/o using any binder and they held together fine.

metria Posted 22 May 2010 , 1:26pm
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agreed, you only need a little icing ... add only a bit at a time.

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