7 Minute Frosting

Baking By carmenid Updated 21 Aug 2009 , 7:38pm by JGMB

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carmenid Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 7:12pm
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Have you ever tried Martha Stewart's 7 minute frosting?

I am doing coconut filled chocolate cupcakes and need a frosting recipe that doesn't interfere with the cupcake or the filling flavors. Will this one work?

is this good for piping or just spreading? I am looking to use it to decorate cupcakes and was wondering if I could use any of the big tips to do so.

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prterrell Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 7:32pm
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I haven't made that specific recipe, but I have made Wilton's version using meringue powder. If you whip it sufficiently, it does get fairly stiff, however, not stiff enough to pipe using a star tip and have it hold the crisp shape as buttercream does, the "ridges" will soften. This is a lovely, light frosting, however. I recently used it on a strawberry cake for my husband's birthday and everyone raved over it.

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JGMB Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 7:38pm
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I haven't used Martha Stewart's either, but just one out of a cookbook -- it didn't use meringue powder. It was delicious!!! I did pipe with it, but nothing intricate. It's the shiny-looking "let's celebrate" cake in my photos.

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