How Long Does Buttercream Last?

Decorating By Cupcations Updated 12 Jan 2011 , 1:48am by CWR41

Cupcations Posted 11 Jan 2011 , 6:13pm
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I use it up to 3 weeks but still after that it looks perfect!
So I was wondering how long do you keep using your buttercream (refrigerated ofcourse)
My recipe containes Crisco, Icing Sugar, Water & Vanilla... how long would you use my recipe for??
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Elcee Posted 11 Jan 2011 , 11:59pm
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Wilton says that recipe is good for up to 2 weeks.

birdlady9771 Posted 12 Jan 2011 , 12:39am
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In a tightly sealed container in the fridge for months. OR you can freeze it in a tightly sealed container too.

CWR41 Posted 12 Jan 2011 , 1:48am
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You\\\\\\'ll get different answers for different recipes. Sugar is a preservative, so even if your recipe has milk in it, it can be room temperature shelf stable depending on the ratio.

You can find lots of threads on this subject... here\\\\\\'s one that I found easily (can\\\\\\'t search for more now--keep getting server errors)...

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