Toba's French Vanilla Buttercream

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YALANTZI Posted 5 Oct 2008 , 2:42pm
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Has anyone tried Toba's French vanilla buttercream? it has great flavor and does not have eggs in it.
I wonder if someone can give me their opinion on the difference between this frosting and SMBC?


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alanahodgson Posted 5 Oct 2008 , 4:26pm
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They're similar. SMBC is fluffier because of the eggs, but I like using Toba's because if I don't have a use for the yolks I hate cracking a dozen eggs and throwing half of it away. Toba's is essentially my go-to icing unless it's for a child's birthday cake. then I'll use a crusting buttercream. I also find SMBC has less air bubbles in it for some reason.

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BakingJeannie Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 3:05am
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I have found her icings to be great! It is also my go-to book for icings too. However, I prefer Martha Stewart's SMBC instructions much better. She use a little less butter. I usually use the liquid egg whites in the box and I get the same results as if I were using fresh eggs, cracked and separated.


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YALANTZI Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 9:34am
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Thanks for you responses.

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Homemade-Goodies Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 10:20am
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Hi - I've been looking for Toba's FV BC recipe, would you mind sharing? I'd like to try it as well, since I have heard many nice things about it.


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