Margarine In Smbc

Baking By ladicakes Updated 10 Apr 2013 , 1:16pm by cakealicious7

ladicakes Posted 4 Apr 2013 , 1:25pm
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Hello I hate the taste of butter in buttercream. Has anyone tried using margarine instead. I use margarine for everything because of taste. Is this possible or not. I don't want to waste my ingredients on something that won't work. Thanks! 

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ladicakes Posted 4 Apr 2013 , 2:51pm
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I have read old post about this topic and all I see is don't ever use butter period. Most say because of "taste"

I'm not concerned about taste I want to know about consistency. 

amk84 Posted 10 Apr 2013 , 12:27pm
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i always use margarine as i also don't like the buttery taste, mine has always turned out great

cakealicious7 Posted 10 Apr 2013 , 12:36pm
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AI think you should try different butters as they all have different tastes,salted aswell as unsalted. I've tried making buttercream with margarine unfortunately the consistency was too runny,so now I stick with butter as it is more solid.

ladicakes Posted 10 Apr 2013 , 1:04pm
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AI actually gave it a try last week and I was very happy with the taste but not with the consistency might have been the margarine I used. It was hard to get on the cake it felt too oily like. Slippery almost and I was not able to make a border with it . I guess I have no choice but to use the butter. I might try it again with a different brand margarine.

cakealicious7 Posted 10 Apr 2013 , 1:16pm
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AMaybe try adding some flavourings to the buttercream so it won't be so noticeable,margarine is a vegetable spread rather than actual butter so it tends to be more oily like but good luck anyway!

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