Icing On Cupcakes

Baking By mlocklear Updated 14 Jul 2010 , 9:53pm by Polkadot79

mlocklear Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 2:52am
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Do you use a crusting or non-crusting buttercream? It always seems like people use creamy, non-crusting buttercream but I've never made it before. Is there a recipe that doesn't require refridgeration?

Tell me what you use!

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Polkadot79 Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 4:17am
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I use the same crusting butter cream I use on my cakes for my basic vanilla cupcakes. It doesn't require refrigeration. I've also used a cream cheese buttercream. It just depends on the flavor I'm going for.

cole10 Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 9:03pm
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Would you mind sharing your buttercream recipe? I'm new to the cupcake world and wanted to make a delicious fluffy icing for my cupcakes! Thanks!

Polkadot79 Posted 14 Jul 2010 , 9:53pm
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I use Butter Cream Dream here on CC for my butter cream. For cream cheese, I usually make a cream cheese icing and mix in some of my butter cream to give a stiffer & fluffier consistency. I've also used a cold frosting -- cream cheese, sour cream, butter, sugar (not powdered), cool whip and vanilla (or other flavoring).

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