earashiro Posted 9 May 2013 , 6:24pm
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I like the taste of the whipped frostings.  The last icing I made tasted great, but was harder to make perfect swirls on top of the cupcakes.  It seemed pretty thin, not as think as other frostings.  Any tips or recipes for a good whipped frosting?

 

Thanks!!

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bct806 Posted 10 May 2013 , 3:11am
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You could try stabilizing the recipe you already have. You can do it by mixing Knox Gelatin and water and letting it set. Mix up your whipped frosting. Add a little of it to the gelatin so that it won't glob up the frosting. Then add all of that to the frosting. It won't affect the taste at all. I have also used a little meringue powder to help it set.

beesideme Posted 10 May 2013 , 3:24am
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AI heard a sweet wise instructor say to use clear piping gel to make it more firm

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