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1,317 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream HELP!!

will someone please help me with buttercream under fondant!! How do you do it??? I usually use ganache which sets up beautifully and hard, and fondant goes over it beautifully….. not so with buttercream ! (Ive had some people ask for...

2,005 views, 1 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Pink BUTTERCREAM

Hi there everyone , I’m just curious as to know what everyone use for achieve PINK butter cream (pale pink in particular). I seem to find that it always turns out slightly salmony? I use LURPAK butter (and it is quite white )before adding the...

1,027 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream with meringue

there is a theme to all my forum topics…. buttercream!! lol. So Im doing a cake for a friend who doesn’t like fondant (neither do I lol). the buttercream recipe I use has meringue powder in it. I was going to make ruffles and roses on the...

1,468 views, 1 by Simmz

Simmz

Question about meringue buttercream

I usually use classic american buttercream on my cakes — lately I tried a couple of recipes of swiss meringue buttercream — i really liked the taste — but I also read its not safe to use because of uncooked eggwhite — I wanted to ask my fellow...

4,124 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Worried about textured buttercream melting on Wedding day.......

Hi everyone xx I know many of you lovelies live in warmer countries, so wondered if you might help me to find a good crusting recipe for buttercream please? I’ve been asked to make a rustic finish buttercream Wedding cake for a June wedding....

11,952 views, 0 by Ansa

Ansa

fondant vs buttercream price

When pricing cakes, do you all charge more for fondant vs buttercream or swiss buttercream? Id like to start making some fondant cake but I dont want to make it. I think buying the Satin Ice Fondant would be ok for me to use, however then I...

3,293 views, 0 by Kendra

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP

I have a wedding coming up in June that will take place outdoors in a barn. The theme is rustic elegance and the bride likes the look of the “messy-iced” cakes that are becoming popular in part, because of Pinterest. I’ve attached a picture to...

1,755 views, 0 by TESHA

Making Buttercream Red

I have been baking and cake decorating for about two three years and the one thing that gets me everytime is making red buttercream without making it bitter. I always order it ,BUT I would like to know how to mix it myself. Any Ideas for me?

4,024 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

Help! need a chocolate buttercream frosting recipe

i have been in search of a chocolate buttercream frosting recipe since i started doing cakes. all the ones i’ve tried have been good, but nothing that blew me away. most recipes i have seen call for milk or cream. however, i need one the does...

2,699 views, 1 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Smoother Buttercream

I know there has been plenty of discussions previously on here about buttercream. I am looking to try to shorten some work time and a lot of customers would rather have buttercream. I’m having problems with a good recipe for smooth finish. ...

10,573 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Piping Royal on Buttercream?

Hi All, more and more of my brides are requesting buttercream cakes instead of fondant. I am not as well versed in buttercream’s capabilities. I always use swiss meringue on my buttercream cakes – can you pipe royal icing on that? And will the...

479 views, 0 by Susie211

Susie211

Swiss buttercream disaster

Re: Swiss buttercream Can someone explain the ways of my errors. I made Swiss buttercream the night before and took them out to settle in room temperature to decorate my cupcake. It is now the consistency of cottage cheese. What is going on? ...

4,867 views, 6 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

White Chocolate Peppermint Buttercream

Just thought I’d share what was one of my favorite recipes from last Christmas :) I used this frosting recipe with my chocolate espresso cupcakes (look in my cake photos at the Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes). Hope you all enjoy as much as I did! ...

318 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Buttercream help please

I’d like to attempt a buttercream finished cake with some buttercream piping. Looking for advice on best UK friendly recipe. I only ever use buttercream for going under fondant/sugar paste. Can I use SBC to cover and pipe? Thinking this would...

657 views, 4 by Viva La Buttercream

Viva La Buttercream

Introducing Viva La Buttercream!

Hello Everybody! For those that don’t know me, my name is Kerrie Wyer, and I am the proud owner and operator of Viva la Buttercream, the home of Buttercream Artistry! I was formerly known as Kerrie’s Cakes (in fact you may still see some of...

2,970 views, 0 by hpricey

Colouring swiss meringue buttercream

I am planning to create a layer cake iced blue ombre with swiss meringue buttercream, but I am worried the natural colour of the buttercream will cause the blue gel to turn green, or will develop into the wrong colour overnight (I am baking a day...

545 views, 0 by Viva La Buttercream

Viva La Buttercream

Viva La Buttercream!

Hi Everybody! It’s great to be here! My name is Kerrie Wyer, i’m a Buttercream Artist and I own Kerrie’s Cakes, which i’m rebranding to Viva La Buttercream by Christmas. I’m thrilled to have so many talented cakers to chat and share with,...

756 views, 2 by Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Tinting all natural buttercream

HI! I recently took Mike McCarey’s sculpting class and learned to use all natural buttercream (egg whites, sugar and butter, that’s it). I love it for sculpting but am having a hard time tinting it. I tried candy coloring (oil based) and it...

956 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Sparkling Sugar on Buttercream

Hi, everybody, I’ve been asked to make a two-tier buttercream cake covered "entirely’ in sparkling sugar. Does anyone have an easy way (if there is such a thing) to do this without messing up the sides too much? The tiers will be too heavy...

11,191 views, 0 by bakinlove

Buttercream with Fondant decorations?

All right, I am a well experienced cake baker and decorator. However, ALL my experience is with buttercream. My SIL is getting married in May and wants a fondant cake…but she really wants a buttercream cake with a fondant drape flowing from the...