Air Bubbles In Buttercream

Decorating By sarakate88 Updated 23 Jul 2014 , 11:28am by sarakate88

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sarakate88 Posted 18 Jul 2014 , 4:12am
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AHi, I usually use the wilton recipe for buttercream but find it too sweet. So last night i tried buttercream dream and was very happy with the taste but it had so many air bubbles thati couldn't get the cake to look smooth. How do I make this buttercream without air bubbles? Or can someone suggest another recipe? I'm in Australia btw :) thanks

And p.s. Thank u everyone who shares their ideas and knowledge I have learned so much from u all :)

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Dayti Posted 18 Jul 2014 , 10:20am
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Did you try stirring it gently but thoroughly, or try "paddling" it against the side of the mixer bowl with a spatula to get the air out?

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kakeladi Posted 18 Jul 2014 , 8:30pm
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Use a wire whip and slowly hand stir it in a figure 8.

If it's a full recipe (2#of sugar) then stir it in a KitchenAid mixer using the paddle on the lowest setting for 5 to 10 minutes.  Yes, the longer and slower mixed the better :)

Here's a great recipe to try:

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Jeff_Arnett Posted 19 Jul 2014 , 4:47pm
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Do you have access to a tradition two beater stand type mixer?  I make all my icing in a large 20 quart mixer, but as I need a portion to use, I remix it on low speed in a traditional two beater stand will smooth out your icing so that it's as smooth as silk!

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sarakate88 Posted 23 Jul 2014 , 11:28am
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AThank u for your replies I will give them a go :)

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