Crusting Cream Cheese Buttercream Recipe?

Decorating By shannycakers Updated 15 Sep 2010 , 7:58am by sweettreat101

shannycakers Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 3:54pm
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please help, everytime it seems i try to adapt an icing to cream cheese, i see tiny breaks/cracks in it. Anyone have a good cream cheese crusting buttercream recipe that does not need refrigeration..i have tried several

Thansk!!

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shannycakers Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 6:37pm
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Thank you so much i will try this one! Do you leave this sit out overnight?? all my recipes are ones to sit out and non perishable, so i want to make sure i do things correctly. this is for a fondant cake also, which i dont like to refrigerate...

does it hold under fondant??

leily Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 7:00pm
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I haven't used the one that was previously linked, but I use this one all the time.
http://cakecentral.com/recipes/2047/crusting-cream-cheese-icing

It works just as well as my regular crusting buttercream recipe and yes, it works well under fondant.

I have left it out for up to 3 days with no change in taste or issues. Not sure what the "protocal" is on it though.

shannycakers Posted 14 Sep 2010 , 2:17pm
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wonderful!! thank you soo much!

sweettreat101 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 7:58am
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This is my favorite recipe. Kathyfs Cream Cheese Frosting

1 cup butter
1/2 cup Crisco
16 oz. cream cheese
3 1/2 lbs powdered sugar
1 T vanilla
1/2 tsp salt

Mix on low speed for a couple of minutes.

If you use clear vanilla in both the color will be a perfect match for <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =
"urn:schemas-microsoft-comicon_surprised.gifffice:smarttags" />Wilton's buttercream recipe. I use this to frost cheesecakes
when a couple wants part regular cake and part cheesecake for the tiers.

This makes a fairly stiff icing. For a softer one you can use 3 lbs. of powdered sugar.

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