Greasy, Greasy Buttercream?!!

Decorating By JGMB Updated 25 Aug 2009 , 1:07pm by Mug-a-Bug

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JGMB Posted 25 Aug 2009 , 12:43pm
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The last 2 batches of Buttercream Dream that I made have turned out so, so greasy. They still tasted great, but looked shiny (see the sleeping Teddy Bear cake).

The crumb-coated cake was resting on a cardboard round and, when I went to retrieve it, the round had soaked up a bunch of grease. Then, as I was piping, I kept having to wipe my hand because the piping bag was actually greasy on the outside.

What gives? I always use this recipe with success. I didn't switch shortening brands, so what could've caused this? TIA

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peg818 Posted 25 Aug 2009 , 12:48pm
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did the formula of your shortening change. I have noticed with the new crisco it will melt really fast and it seems to separate if it gets to warm in my kitchen

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Mug-a-Bug Posted 25 Aug 2009 , 1:07pm
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I have found that my bc is greasy if I don't beat long enough. icon_rolleyes.gif Just a thought.

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