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I have been asked to do a graduation cake as a sheet cake and they want buttercream. I have always done fondant cakes and used buttercream under it, but I'm afraid it's not stiff enough to hold up to piping. Can anyone please share their go-to, fail proof buttercream recipe??

 

Thanks in advance!

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http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/gale-gand/quick-vanilla-buttercream-frosting-recipe/index.html
This is my go to buttercream. It's super easy and quick. Not too sweet either. Easy to adjust the stiffness also with more or less cream. Hope you enjoy!
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http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/gale-gand/quick-vanilla-buttercream-frosting-recipe/index.html
This is my go to buttercream. It's super easy and quick. Not too sweet either. Easy to adjust the stiffness also with more or less cream. Hope you enjoy!

Thank you, thank you....lately every question or suggestion I post NOBODY has responded....gets discouraging. Thanks again, can't wait to,try it!
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You're welcome! I know you'll enjoy it, it hasn't failed me yet! I always try to check the unanswered threads just in case I can actually help lol.
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Yes that's a perfectly easy and tasty buttercream recipe.

Any buttercream recipe will pipe if you just don't add too much liquid.  You must be really thinning down your buttercream an awful lot to not be able to pipe with it.

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