Crusting Buttercream - Cake Decorators Frosting

Carrie B

By
@CarrieBear

Recipe by Userid Macsmom on cakecentral.com


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Serves:

great for 8' - 9' round stacked cake

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 1/3 c
hi-ratio shortening
2 lb
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
salt
1 c
liquid vanilla coffee creamer
2 Tbsp
corn syrup, light
3 Tbsp
butter extract / flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use mixer (automatic mixer works best)Paddle attachment.
Add Hi-Ration shortening in to mixing bowl.
heat the creamer in the microwave 'til hot (not boiling - and cream it into the hi-ratio before adding the rest of the ingredients cream until completely mixed.
2
slowly add remaining ingredients. Whip until fluffy as long as needed, some people will whip this up to 10 minutes or more with an automatic mixer and just let it sit and do its thing until fluffy.
3
The cornstarch in allows for this to be dry to the touch, but it isn't quite as stiff as it is with meringue.