Cream Cheese Icing From Buttercream

Baking By WeezyS Updated 24 Nov 2012 , 6:37pm by handymama

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WeezyS Posted 24 Nov 2012 , 2:59pm
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I have a bowl of leftover buttercream (about 4 cups, made with butter and shortening) Is is possible at this point to add some cream cheese to it to make a cream cheese frostig? I'd also like to ad a little cinnamon.

I want to use it to frost spice cupcakes .  I don't want to ruin it becauase I am  taking them to a pot luck dinner today.  Thanks for any help icon_biggrin.gif

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shannonann Posted 24 Nov 2012 , 5:18pm
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I think it would work just fine. If I were going to do it I would let the cream cheese come to room temp and then beat it to make sure it is smooth before adding it. You may need to add more powdered sugar to get it to the consistency that you want.

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kakeladi Posted 24 Nov 2012 , 6:05pm
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It will thin it some but it de4finately is possible.  You might have to add some more pwrd sugar.  Let your cream cheese soften at room temp about an hour, then about as much b'cream to it, mix well before adding that into the rest of the b'cream.

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handymama Posted 24 Nov 2012 , 6:37pm
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Add 1/2# ps for every 8 oz. cc

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