Can I Make Imbc With Champagne?

Baking By vharbin Updated 30 Apr 2012 , 12:32am by scp1127

vharbin Posted 29 Apr 2012 , 11:52am
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I'm planning on making a strawberry italian meringue buttercream and want to try making it with champagne. Does anyone know if the sugar syrup will turn out ok if i use the champagne in place of the water or should I just use some champagne flavoring? Thanks!

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scp1127 Posted 30 Apr 2012 , 12:32am
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Make your IMBC as usual. Reduce the champagne on the stove to 25% and use it in your buttercream. I have found that I can add 1tbsp liquid for each stick of butter.

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