How Long Is This Frosting Good For At Room Temp?

Baking By Kristen6992 Updated 24 Oct 2013 , 1:04am by mfeagan

Kristen6992 Posted 24 Oct 2013 , 12:50am
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I have a batch of frosting that I used for another cake and still have. I would like to use it to frost some cupcakes to send hunting with hubby. It is a pretty basic recipe: butter, shortening, confectioners sugar, flavorings and about 6T of whipping cream. What are your thoughts on shelf life with the whipping cream in there?

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mfeagan Posted 24 Oct 2013 , 1:04am
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Should be fine for a few days. I add milk to mine and I have no problems with spoiling. I left it on my counter to see what it would do just a few weeks ago! Mine is just all butter, powdered sugar and a couple tablespoons of milk. After a week it was fine. I even bravely tasted it, and it was fine. I guess if it was really hot outside, it would be a different story. :) There is so much sugar preserving those ingredients, I think hubs will be fine in the woods with his cupcakes! 

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