No Smooth Icing

Decorating By angief Updated 12 Mar 2011 , 3:05am by angief

angief Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 2:28am
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After years of perfecting my technique of doing a smooth buttercream, I have a bride that doesn't want it smooth. She said she wants the icing to look more rustic and not so stiff. Anyone have suggestions on how to do this or have pics I could look at?

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Kitagrl Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 3:00am
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Maybe look up "homestyle iced"...I actually LOVE doing it and love how it looks. You can use a knife or spatula or spoon and just ice it with gentle swirls or whatever.

Here's one example out of many:

angief Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 3:05am
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Thank you!! That's such a beautiful cake and I think that is exactly what she wants. I just couldn't quite picture it. Thanks again!!

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