Need A Creamy Buttercream

Decorating By MollyHammond Updated 5 Jun 2011 , 4:55pm by macie2011

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MollyHammond Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 1:37pm
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Can anybody point me in the direction of a creamy buttercream recipe?

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kakeladi Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 1:57pm
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Here's one:

Two of Everything

2 cups butter
2 Cups Crisco
2 pounds powdered sugar
2 Tablespoons flavoring
2 generous pinches salt

Cream together butter and shortening for 10 minutes. Add about 2 cups of sugar and cream well; continue doing that until all sugar is incorporated. Add flavoring and salt and mix on low speed for 10 minutes.
This is a NON cursting icing that is very creamy.
If you want a crusting b'cream reduce either the Crisco OR the butter by 1/2 to 1 cup until you get the crusting effect you want.
Flavoring can be ANYTHING you like: lemon, vanilla, almond, OR a combination.

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Cindy619 Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 2:08pm
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Hi-ratio shortening makes a huge difference!

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macie2011 Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 4:55pm
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