Buttercream On Top Of Cream Cheese Icing

Decorating By cmjnc Updated 11 Sep 2010 , 2:07pm by gabbenmom

cmjnc Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 1:46pm
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Hi - I tried searching the forums but did not find anything on topic. I am making a hummingbird cake for my daughter's second birthday and want to cover it in cream cheese icing. But I also want to decorate it a bit (I'm 8 months pregnant so not too much!) so I will need to use some buttercream icing on top of it. I assume that will work fine but any advice/tips? Thanks!


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yummy Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 2:07pm
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I'm not sure, I've never done it before. Another solution is to add cream cheese to your buttercream.

gabbenmom Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 2:07pm
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It will work fine. But there is a "decorators cream cheese icing" in the recipe section that is very good tasting and very easy to decorate with. It tastes like cream cheese and buttercream mixed. HTH. Good luck!

Here's the link to the recipe: http://cakecentral.com/recipes/4153/Decorators-Cream-Cheese-Frosting

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