Chocolate Icing From A Tub Instead Of Buttercream?

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nikidavis77 Posted 10 Feb 2011 , 5:49am
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Has anyone ever substituted icing from a tub for buttercream under fondant? I was hoping to do this as a time saver for my next cake. Just wondering if anyone had any advice on the subject. Thanks!

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ToniRod Posted 10 Feb 2011 , 6:18am
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Only have a little experience with this... Worked just fine for me, but personally I think homemade buttercream tastes a lot better.

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FromScratchSF Posted 10 Feb 2011 , 8:49am
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No. Just, no. You may get different opinions on boxed vs. scratch for the cake, but I think we all agree that canned frosting is just no good. icon_biggrin.gif

Good Luck!


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SSGirly Posted 10 Feb 2011 , 7:20pm
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I always make my fillings from scratch, but to do the crumb coat I have used a canned frosting and it came out fine...

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