Yield Of Indydebi's Buttercream Recipe

Decorating By fruitsnack Updated 8 Jun 2010 , 8:03am by indydebi

fruitsnack Posted 7 Jun 2010 , 7:37pm
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My next cake is going to be a square 6/9/12 and a 2 layer 12x18 sheet cake, and I'm trying to figure out how many batches of indydebi's frosting I will have to make to fill and ice the cakes. Does anyone know how much one batch makes?

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mamawrobin Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 5:10am
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A double batch is what I usually make for a 6/9/12 inch tiered cake. I always have some left over but as far as knowing exactly how much it makes I have never measured it to see.

indydebi Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 8:03am
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I never measure icing or batter by cups, either. If I need more, I make more. If I make too much, I save it until the next cake.

For wedding cakes, I tend to use four 2-lb bags of p.sugar per every 7 cake mixes. Just as a rule of thumb. Usually have good leftovers.

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