Runny Frosting! Pls Help Asap!

Baking By illustreeous Updated 9 Oct 2010 , 7:53pm by leah_s

illustreeous Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 1:58pm
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LADIES!
i'm in dire need of a solution.. of course im time crunched & well .. i feel like i've tried everything!
I made a cream cheese icing from butter,veg short.,8 oz cream cheese & 3 1.5 lb powdered sugar..
I infused half the batch with cinnamon
& half the batch with mashed bananas.
The cinnamon is semi holding with the 1M tip -i'm praying it crusts before I arrive to my destination
but the banana I can't even pipe on!!!
is there anything I can use to make the banana frosting more stiff???

thank you in advance!!

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TinasCookings Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 2:04pm
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Can you add some marshmallows (melted) to thicken it up?
Or, maybe, some gelatin, or more powdered sugar? detective.gif

leah_s Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 7:53pm
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Powdered sugar is first choice, but you can also add some cornstarch. Not a lot, and not so you can taste it, but it will bind the moisture.

PS, next time for banana frosting just add a couple of drops of Lorann banana creme flavor. yum!

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