Peanut Butter Icing On Groom's Cake

Decorating By lb_cake Updated 13 Sep 2008 , 8:26pm by Dawncurby

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lb_cake Posted 13 Sep 2008 , 7:22pm
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I am making a groom's cake for next Saturday, and the groom has requested all peanut butter icing (it will be covered with fondant).

I have a great peanut butter icing recipe, but has anyone ever done a big cake with PB icing? I'm afraid it won't be moist enough, and I have nightmares of people making know that face people make when there's peanut butter stuck to the roof of their mouth?? LOL. I will be at the wedding and I work with many attendees, sooo...that would be bad!

I thought about making it a PB&J cake, alternating layers with a jelly-based filling to cut the PB but he said NO. Also, I can't soak the cake too much...the other challenge is that it's going to be carved into the shape of a football stadium, so needs to be very sturdy.

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jab Posted 13 Sep 2008 , 7:57pm
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Sounds yummy. Is your PB icing dry? I would make sure that it was a little thinner than normal and it should be ok. If it is ok on a normal cake, it should work ok under fondant. Good luck. Post your picture when done.

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KHalstead Posted 13 Sep 2008 , 8:23pm
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I make peanut butter icing by adding peanut butter to my already made buttercream icing and it tastes awesome and it's just as creamy and moist as my regular buttercream.

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Dawncurby Posted 13 Sep 2008 , 8:26pm
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For my peanut butter icing I use my standered bc recipe and replace the butter with peanutbutter and then use milk to get the thickness that I want.

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