What Buttercream Do Most Bakeries Use For Their Cakes?

Baking By swapnilgupta Updated 17 Dec 2009 , 1:14am by JanH

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swapnilgupta Posted 17 Dec 2009 , 1:04am
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hi all,

i have been wondering what buttercream do most bakeries use for their cakes.....crusting or non-crusting ABC or IMBC/SMBC?

my husband loves the costco buttercream and i was wondering if someone could let me know the recipe for it?

Thanks inadvance


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JanH Posted 17 Dec 2009 , 1:14am
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Costco uses a purchased buttercream frosting from Dawn Foods (at least mine did).

Sam's Club sells buckets of both frostings that they use in their bakery depts. but you have to ask for it. The whipped non-dairy frosting is Rich's Bettercreme, while the more traditional buttercream frosting (by DF) is But-R-Creme.

Some threads which might be helpful.

Do you buy your icing:


Dixie's Finest, Dawn But-R-Creme, CK brand:


Costco mousse recipe:


Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:


Above super thread has popular CC recipes for crusting American buttercreams, several types of fondant and doctored cake mix (WASC and other flavor variations) - and so much more!


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