Rolled Buttercream Question

Baking By kerik Updated 12 Feb 2009 , 12:37am by kerik

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kerik Posted 16 Jan 2009 , 7:27am
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I want to try the rolled buttercream recipie for an upcoming cake & wanted to know if the orange oil & lemon oil are essential to the recipe or are they more for the flavor. The cake store that might have it is a 45 min drive & I'd like to avoid getting it if it's not essential to the texture/consistency.

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Cassandie Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 2:33am
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I've seen the recipe without it, so I doubt it is essential! Good luck!

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jibbies Posted 17 Jan 2009 , 2:51am
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Welcome?! to cc.
I always get amused when I see posts from "newbies" that have be on here 1 to 3 years like you two girls. There should be a lurker catagory.


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coopette Posted 24 Jan 2009 , 12:31am
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I am a newbie & I'm also a "lurker" . I found this site while trying to get all the information I could to help with a wedding cake I was going to make for my DD wedding this past Oct. I found everything I needed to know on this site & was amazed that there were professionals out there that would share their talents with us wannabes'. I don't show very many posts in my box because I feel I really don't qualify to offer a whole lot of help. I have 12 grandchildren that love cake, cupcakes & cookies & I'm always looking for ways to make them more special for them. So I hope it's okay for me to lurk on this site, cause I really love reading what all you professionals have to offer. I have experimented with many things I knew nothing about just to see if a normal person could do it. All the things I've attempted have turned out pretty good if I may say so myself. So please keep offering your assistance to us newbies who knows one of these days we might have a little something to offer to a newbie. Oh I DHAC how to place a photo on this site but just to pat myself on the back my DD's wedding cake turn out beautiful, thanks to all of you who so graciously offer your secrets.

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kerik Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 12:37am
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I'm sure there are many more lurkers than people realize. I, for one, learn by lurking & observing others' successes & failures. Because I only do this as a hobby, I don't feel I have as much to offer. I will say, however, that the posts, instructions, etc. found on this site has helped me pull off some very nice cakes for my friends/family.

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