Lemon Flavored Crusting Butercream

Baking By cakeandpartygirl Updated 14 Sep 2008 , 2:40pm by have_your_cake

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cakeandpartygirl Posted 14 Sep 2008 , 9:22am
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This may sound like a dumb question but can you make the crusting buttercream lemon flavored? I was thinking like heating up the lemon juice to replace the hot water in the recipe and adding half lemon flavor and half vanilla in the flavoring part of the recipe. Has anyone tried this. I am not sure if the lemon juice will have any effect on the icing texture. TIA
By the way I am using the faux fondant crusting buttercream II recipe.

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have_your_cake Posted 14 Sep 2008 , 2:40pm
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I just made some basic BC and added lemon extract. I didn't really like it. I saw a recipe for lemon cream cheese frosting and it sounded much better. I'll try that next time I need lemon frosting.

Good luck with your recipe quest.

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