Crusting Buttercream

Decorating By tanikab Updated 8 Sep 2013 , 7:09am by jennicake

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tanikab Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 7:41pm
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How do i make my crusting butter cream really crust, mine always remain slightly crusted but still melts. I put the cake in the freezer to crumb coat then i remove it and put on the remainder of the butter cream and it just dont get all the way crusted. please help, thanks

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Norasmom Posted 8 Sep 2013 , 3:07am
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Add more powdered sugar, it will crust faster.

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Kittycakes21 Posted 8 Sep 2013 , 6:36am
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What are you using to make it ?

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jennicake Posted 8 Sep 2013 , 7:09am
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If you are frosting a cake out of the freezer, it's probably condensation that's preventing it from crusting properly.  Try on a room temperature cake and see if it works out.  If yes, then problem solved.  If no, then your frosting recipe needs tweaking (more sugar as suggested).

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