Hot Hands And Buttercream?!?!?

Decorating By sweeth_tooth2011 Updated 6 May 2011 , 11:49pm by CakeCrystal5308

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sweeth_tooth2011 Posted 6 May 2011 , 4:12pm
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I have incredibly hot hands, like they stay warm in the winter unless they get wet. I've been doing these cupcake bouquets and just as i get into a good rythum my buttercream gets too warm! My cake room stays pretty cool (63-66 degrees), i'm constantly cooling my icing, anyone have any tricks?

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TexasSugar Posted 6 May 2011 , 4:36pm
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Have you tried having several bags, that way you can use one for a few minutes, pick up another one and use it, then switch out. You can set the one you aren't using in the fridge or on an ice pack.

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CakeCrystal5308 Posted 6 May 2011 , 11:49pm
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if you youtube serious cakes you can see one of her ideas for solving this problem. You still have to stop for a little but it should still help. She basically freezes some water in a pie pan (or something of the like) then sets the bags on the ice in between uses.
Hope this helps a little!

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