Home Made Buttercream Or Wilton's Ready To Use

Decorating By ktbug Updated 31 Aug 2011 , 7:56pm by metria

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ktbug Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 1:46pm
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So I LOVE decorating cakes but I absolutly HATE making buttercream. I was wondering if anyone had used Wilton's Ready to Use icing. How does it taste? How does it spread? I just wanted some thoughts on it. Or do you use a different kind of already made icing? TIA!!

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sweettreat101 Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 7:40pm
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I use either a crusting butter cream or Frostin Pride a non dairy whipped frosting. You whip it up like whipped cream but it can be left unrefrigerated for up to five days once it has been whipped.

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AnnieCahill Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 7:48pm
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It sucks. Honestly. It tastes like a can of Betty Crocker or Duncan Hines icing. I used it in a pinch a few months ago and I probably will never use it again. It was sticky and thick, even after thinning it out with A LOT of hot water.

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RetiredNavyChief Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 7:55pm
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I use CK Buttercream sometimes, good to have in a pinch. You can order it in many different sizes and it taste good too.

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metria Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 7:56pm
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i agree taht the taste is awful, but it is actually nice to work with. I'll use it for competition pieces that won't be eaten. if you're practicing, it's a nice alternative than coating your kitchen with powdered sugar. plus you can use a 40% off coupon at Michaels or Hobby Lobby!

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