Piping Whipped Cream Icing

Decorating By blue329 Updated 3 Aug 2013 , 4:27am by bct806

blue329 Posted 2 Aug 2013 , 12:45pm
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I am making a cake & cupcakes this Saturday for a party on Sunday evening.  I will need to pipe whipped cream icing.  I was able to find a recipe on this site for a whipped cream icing using gelatin.  Am I safe to decorate the cake on Saturday & let it stand in the refrigerator until Sunday evening?  Will the piping hold up well?  Also, doesn't the heat from your hands melt the whipped cream while piping?  I know buttercream even does this sometimes & it is much more durable than whipped cream.  Any experience or suggestions would be appreciated!  Thank you!!! icon_smile.gif

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bct806 Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 4:27am
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Yes, it will be fine in the refrigerator. Yes, your hands will heat it. Honestly, whipped is kind of the bane of my existence. It doesn't hold its shape as well. I have tried several recipes and they never turn out well so make sure you try yours out ahead of time. 

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