Meringue As A Frosting???

Decorating By bchildress Updated 12 Jun 2013 , 8:45pm by MyFairDiva

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bchildress Posted 12 Jun 2013 , 7:57pm
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I am wanting to use meringue as a frosting on my cake for my daughter, because she really does not like regular frosting. As anyone use this before?

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AZCouture Posted 12 Jun 2013 , 8:37pm
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Every time! I prefer SMBC. If you Google SMBC recipe by FromScratchSF you'll find a really informative post about it.

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MyFairDiva Posted 12 Jun 2013 , 8:45pm
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I think she meant meringue on it's own, but as AZCouture said, SMBC tastes much much better than buttercream alone :) - if you intend to use Only meringue, make it with hot syrup, so it cooks the egg whites, and whip it to be firm, or use powder meringue. I think it will be fine! - In Chile, there's a very popular cake called Tres Leches, and it has Meringue frosting which is lightly toasted with a torch. It's really yummy.

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