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Not so sweet buttercream tips

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I'm a hobby baker and hope to have my own business one day. Anyways I got tired of people knocking off my buttercream and saying that hate cupcakes bc frosting is too sweet. I agreed bc even though I have the highest tolerance for sugar, I find myself taking a sip of milk after each bite of cake or cupcakes. I started significantly reducing the amount of powdered sugar and adding a little instance pudding for flavor....helped firm it up too. Also had success with mixing in a generous amount of whipping cream, whipped cream, and Wall Marts whipped cream frosting to regular buttercream. I have won over every person who wont it cupcakes bc of the sweet frosting...and those who do like it super sweet. Yes it can still be piped too. I wanted to share some of my tips since Ive already received so much help here.
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Please excuse all my typos as it's difficult to type on my phone.
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Here's a picture of my not as sweet strawberry buttercream on dark chocolate cupcakes.
LL
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Thanks for sharing icon_smile.gif seems a nice way to flavour the BC too. Have you put a recipe in the recipe section we can try out?
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