How Much Imbc Frosting For 12 Cupcakes?

Baking By Bridgette1129 Updated 6 Feb 2012 , 2:43am by Toptier

Bridgette1129 Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 11:22pm
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I have only ever used american buttercream or cream cheese frosting for cupcakes and need to use IMBC this weekend.

I have a recipe that says it makes 4.5 cups. How many cupcakes will this frost?

OR what are the proportions of your ingredients and how many cupcakes does your recipe frost? Thanks so much!

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zespri Posted 5 Feb 2012 , 10:40pm
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I use Warren Brown's recipe, it does 24 cupcakes. Hmmm.... I think from memory he claims it will make 4-5 cups of icing, so I would guess that your recipe would produce the same amount.

rlowry03 Posted 6 Feb 2012 , 12:07am
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It depends on how much frosting you put on each cupcake, but I make SMBC with 6 egg whites and 3 sticks of butter and it usually frosts 24-30 cupcakes. When I do a tall swirl it frosts about 18.

Toptier Posted 6 Feb 2012 , 2:43am
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I have found that 1/4 to 1/3 cup is needed per cupcake, depending upon how big of a swirl you want.

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