Is 1 Stick Of Butter Enough To Frost 12 Cupcakes?

Decorating By justangelinaxo Updated 13 Apr 2013 , 1:18pm by iCookiBake

justangelinaxo Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 2:04am
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AThe recipe I'm using calls for 2 sticks of butter, but I don't want to use that much! The recipe uses a 1:1 ratio so I think 1 stick should be enough..but maybe not. I'll use the rose swirl (inside then swirling out) so I probably won't use that much butter. Help?

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hbquikcomjamesl Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 2:56am
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Well, the cold-process BC recipe that's been on the back of the C&H powdered sugar box since before most of us were born easily covers a 9x13 single-layer sheet cake, or a 9" round layer cake, with frosting to spare, and it only uses one stick. Of course, it all depends on how much frosting you put on a cupcake.

sewlo Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 3:17am
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AI pipe my frosting and have to use 2 sticks for 12 cupcakes!

iCookiBake Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 1:18pm
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One batch of frosting should be enough to cover 24 cupcakes!! But these days, the way people pipe these high piles of frosting on, maybe not.. Make 2 batches just in case. You can always freeze it !

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