What Do You Use To To Make Your Swiss Meringue White?

Baking By rowingmom Updated 27 Jun 2011 , 4:00am by pastrygirls

rowingmom Posted 27 Jun 2011 , 3:18am
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I have customers that want a white icing and I use swiss meringue buttercream for my main buttercream. I have be using some of the wiltons icing whitner but there must be a better way and a cheaper one. Any Ideas? Thasnks for your time.

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pastrygirls Posted 27 Jun 2011 , 4:00am
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i make an italian buttercream, and i've found that the firmer the butter, and warmer the meringue makes for a whiter buttercream. I think its because you have to mix it longer to get it to come together. if i add the butter when its really soft and the meringue is pretty cool, then it doesnt whip as long, and it has an ivory tint to it.

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