The Little Cake Company

buttercream HELP!! 30

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...

AWG Hobby Cakes

Pink BUTTERCREAM 30

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...

The Little Cake Company

buttercream with meringue 20

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...

Simmz

Question about meringue buttercream 18

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...

Karen's Kakery

Worried about textured buttercream melting on Wedding day....... 15

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....

Ansa

fondant vs buttercream price 12

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...

Jacqulin

Buttercreams 10

Hi all, I have a question. What buttercream do you use for adult parties?? I only like to use regular buttercream for children’s parties, etc. I feel the frosting is not “mature” enough, if that makes sense. We do go to grocery stores, etc and...

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP 10

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...

Making Buttercream Red 10

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?

Tammy

Help! need a chocolate buttercream frosting recipe 10

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...

Janiepie

Smoother Buttercream 9

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. ...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Piping Royal on Buttercream? 9

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...

Susie211

Swiss buttercream disaster 9

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? ...

Becky Pendergraft

White Chocolate Peppermint Buttercream 9

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! ...

Sarah's cakes

Buttercream help please 8

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...

Introducing Viva La Buttercream! 8

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...

Susie211

Swiss Buttercream Issue 7

Hi All, Swiss Buttercream* (SWBC)* taste delicious but because it made with butter I tend to frost my cake and then place it back in the fridge. Problem with this is when I take it out (2hrs before) to serve to guest. The SWBC solidified making...

Colouring swiss meringue buttercream 7

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...

Viva La Buttercream! 7

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,...

Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Tinting all natural buttercream 7

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...

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