Can You Use Buttercream On Top Of Cream Cheese Icing?

Decorating By tammy54 Updated 24 Sep 2010 , 7:39am by sweettreat101

tammy54 Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 8:08pm
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I need to write on a cream cheese icing, can I use buttercream? If not, what do you guys recommend?

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cakeythings1961 Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 8:16pm
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Sure you can! I do it all the time. icon_smile.gif

Kimmers971 Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 8:18pm
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You can but why not just write in the same CC icing?

tammy54 Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 8:21pm
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I didn't know you could pipe with cream cheese....I might try it - thanks so much

sweettreat101 Posted 24 Sep 2010 , 7:39am
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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. Try this one you can pipe, basketweave and it crusts. If you want a whiter cream cheese frosting use clear vanilla. I love this recipe.

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