Smooooooth Bc Recipe?

Decorating By SCbyWhit Updated 16 Mar 2009 , 3:00am by sugarshack

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SCbyWhit Posted 16 Mar 2009 , 1:28am
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I need a recipe for SUPER smooth BC. The recipe I usually use is good under fondant, but it doesn't smooth out very nicely as the main icing on a cake. I've tried it all... Viva paper towel, a hot scraper, a high density foam paint roller, nothing gave me a perfectly smooth surface. If you have a recipe/method that works well for you, PLEASE let me know! Thanks!!

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gerripje Posted 16 Mar 2009 , 1:59am
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I like Serious_cakes buttercream recipe.

It's really nice and smooth, it took me some practice to make it like she does on her youtube videos, but I've found that if I really cream the butter and shortening good, it works the best! HTH

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absijails Posted 16 Mar 2009 , 2:05am
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For a really smooth icing, try a Swiss Meringue Buttercream (SMBC) or Italian Meringue Buttercream (IMBC).
They don't crust, but are so incredibly smooth that once you've used them any recipe that uses icing sugar will seem grainy...

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Arriva Posted 16 Mar 2009 , 2:17am
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Sugarshack's recipe is awesome. Be sure to follow all of her directions, that 6 minutes at the end is important.


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sugarshack Posted 16 Mar 2009 , 3:00am
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