Stabalized Cream Cheese Icing

Baking By SarahJane Updated 25 Jan 2013 , 1:10am by tawnyadee

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SarahJane Posted 7 Aug 2006 , 9:26am
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What cream cheese icing recipe do you guys use for decorating. I need something that will hold up like buttercream, because I need to attach fondant decorations to the side of the cake. Any help would be appreciated.

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ceshell Posted 8 Aug 2006 , 7:22pm
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Bump. I was literally just about to post this same question. The last time I made a cream cheese frosting it started to melt almost from the moment I took it out of the fridge.


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zaykay Posted 24 Jan 2013 , 4:46am
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ATry adding shortening as well as butter to your cream cheese icing. It will help it to keep its shape, i know this is an old thread but i just joined cc!

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tawnyadee Posted 25 Jan 2013 , 1:10am
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Hi there!  I'm new.  Perhaps you could use your regular buttercream icing and use cheese cake flavored oil (Lorann) or a cream cheese emulsion (Lorann) to flavor it.  I have not used either of those things yet but I plan on experimenting with them in the near future.

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