Buttercream Recipe For Piping

Decorating By SideCakes Updated 22 Jul 2011 , 7:47pm by pmarks0

SideCakes Posted 22 Jul 2011 , 2:47pm
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Hello, I need to pipe fur for an Elmo cake and grass. There are so many buttercream recipes, I dont know which to try. What would you recommend for piping fur and grass, that is not TOO sweet?
Also, it is hot and humid, I need something that will not melt.

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dmo4ab Posted 22 Jul 2011 , 7:31pm
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Indidebi's buttercream is great. It crusts well and it is all shortening based, which holds up really well in heat and humidity. However, it is rather sweet as it is powdered sugar based.

pmarks0 Posted 22 Jul 2011 , 7:47pm
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I use SugarShack's buttercream, which is also powdered sugar based. But for some reason I don't find it as sweet as other American buttercream's. It may be the coffee creamer, or it could be the amount of flavouring added. Either way, this is my go-to American Buttercream recipe.

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