Need Perfect Icing Recipe For 8 Inch Cake Using Veg Shortening Crisco

Decorating By newcakepassion Updated 12 Jul 2013 , 6:40pm by Lindasicings

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newcakepassion Posted 12 Jul 2013 , 6:05pm
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AHi All,

Could you please help me with the icing recipe for frosting an 8 inch cake with veg shortening -Crisco.

Thanks ,


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melanie-1221 Posted 12 Jul 2013 , 6:28pm
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I have used Sugar Shack 's buttercream recipe with just Crisco instead of the Hi-ratio shortening and it turned out great .

I believe you may be able to find the recipe here on CC.

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Smckinney07 Posted 12 Jul 2013 , 6:36pm
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I've used this recipe before, it has butter & shortening. It crusts, helps with hot conditions, and you can use the 'Viva Method' with it. I don't care to use plain shortening in my BC but I used this a lot when I first started out. I used Crisco originally then ordered hi-ratio shortening I had read about it and thought it was crazy to spend that much money to have shortening shipped to my small town but it really does make a difference in the taste! But Crisco works too

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Lindasicings Posted 12 Jul 2013 , 6:40pm
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I am new to this site and found I was unable to make my usual recipe using shortening because of the high humidity we have been having.  I tried indydebi's recipe under recipies (or search) and it is amazing.  It is the only recipe I will use with this high humidity.  I am making my first paid for wedding cake for this weekend and it is holding up great.  What a blessing it was to find it here and I love this site!

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