Crusting Buttercream for that perfectly smooth faux fondant effect.
Crusting ButterCream (Faux Fondant) II
- 1 1/2 cups crisco
- 1/2 cup cake flour
- 2 pounds powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup water* to 1/3 cup
- 2 teaspoons clear vanilla
- 1. Cream shortening and flour.
- 2. Add flavoring.
- Add sugar and *almost boiling WATER.
- 3. Mix on low. Add as much additional water till smooth.
- [Flour acted as a stabilizer like the meringue powder.]