Thinning Store Bought Icing

Decorating By ballofjoy2006 Updated 9 Jan 2012 , 3:49pm by nutcase68

ballofjoy2006 Posted 9 Jan 2012 , 1:11am
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I would like to know how to thin the consistency in regular store bought icing? I know I won't always have time to do icing from scratch...

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AnnieCahill Posted 9 Jan 2012 , 1:16am
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Then make some ahead of time and keep it in the freezer. Seriously. The canned crap doesn't come close to homemade buttercream.

carmijok Posted 9 Jan 2012 , 2:35am
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Absolutely. Make a huge batch and freeze it as needed. Canned frosting is not only awful, it's more expensive than scratch and it doesn't crust. And I used to like the stuff-- until I started making my own.

nutcase68 Posted 9 Jan 2012 , 3:49pm
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In a pinch i use canned chocolate frosting. to thin it just ad a LITTLE water or milk until you get the consitancy you want. To thicken it ad powder sugar.

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