Fluffy Cupcake Icing Recipe?

Baking By metmom3 Updated 16 Nov 2010 , 3:38am by All4Show

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metmom3 Posted 15 Nov 2010 , 2:41am
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I'm looking for a good icing recipe for cupcakes, like the kind they use on all the cupcake shows that they just swirl around. It looks so light and fluffy. Any suggestions?

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nancyg Posted 15 Nov 2010 , 2:58am
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I too am looking for one.. I heard about a combination of Milnot and crisco and tasted it once.....loved it.

anyone know of a recipe like this....

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LaurenLuLu Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 3:24am
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How about a cooked flour frosting like http://www.cooks.com/rec/doc/0,186,158190-249192,00.html I know it sounds strange but if whipped long enough the granulated sugar dissolves and the frosting is light and fluffy. I use it on Red Velvet cake, can't get into the cream cheese frosting for it.

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All4Show Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 3:38am
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I use Bettercream and just add whatever flavoring compliments my cupcakes. Just made some Chai spice cuppies and add Torani Chai Spice syrup along with a little cinnamon, cloves, ginger and cardamon.

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