Flavoring Icing

Baking By Omphale237 Updated 14 Apr 2008 , 12:29pm by buzymom1975

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Omphale237 Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 1:50am
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I came upon this idea when I was making the butter cream icing for a wedding cake recently. When I went to the fridge to get the milk for the recipe I saw my French vanilla coffee creamer and decided to try it as a substitute for the milk. It gave the icing a very nice flavor and since there are so many different flavors of creamer available, I don't think I will ever just use milk again! Has anyone ever tried this before?

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snowshoe1 Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 2:00pm
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Oh, yes! I've tried almost all of them and like most. Especially fun around the holidays with the specialty flavors they come out with! My favorite is the hazelnut. Good find.

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buzymom1975 Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 12:29pm
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WOW !!!! Haven't tried this yet, but think I most definitely will be soon. I have 2 birthday cakes coming up and just may have to try. Can you color the icing just as well using the flavored creamer I wonder, or will I have to use a bit of extra coloring?

Thanks for the tip Omphale237 and snowshoe1

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