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Okay ladies I need Help

It is my moms birthday tomorrow and I love to bake. I want to make her a cake but she loves butter cream frosting and I can't seem to find a good recipe for some. I've tried 2 and they both pretty much taste like straight powdered sugar (go figure when it's the main ingredient, I know). And they are way to thick too. Not nearly as creamy as the butter cream frosting you get when you order a cake from a bakery. So Please ladies if you have a good BUTTER CREAM FROSTING recipe you can share with me POST IT!
Thank you!!! :-D

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toomanygone1130

Asked by toomanygone1130 at 7:02 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • I have never made buttercream frosting but here is a great site for any kinds of recipes, they have a few buttercream recipes and reviews, hope it helps.


    http://allrecipes.com/Search/Recipes.aspx?WithTerm=buttercream%20frosting

    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 7:06 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • google Ina garten, I have made her frosting before uuuummmm ummmm good!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 7:10 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • i just bought a ready-made buttercream frosting this weekend..don't usually, as i like to make it myself. but this was really creamy, somewhat lighter-weight (as opposed to most homemade recipes i've used). i can't remember the brand, though. had to be bettycrocker or pillsbury. you might like it!
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:23 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 7:29 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • 7 extra-large egg whites
    2 1/2 cups sugar
    2 teaspoons cream of tartar
    1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces and chilled
    1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    2 vanilla beans, halved lengthwise (vanilla can be substituted)
    In a large heatproof bowl set over (but not touching) simmering water, whisk together egg whites and sugar until sugar is melted and mixture reaches 140 degrees on a candy thermometer, 7 to 10 minutes.
    Transfer mixture to the bowl of an electric mixture fitted with the whisk attachment; beat on high until stiff peaks form, 12 to 15 minutes. Add cream of tartar and beat for one minute more. Reduce speed to med. and add butter, a few pieces at a time,
    mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla extract and scrape vanilla bean seeds into mixture; beat until well combined, about 2 minutes. Transfer to refrigerator; chill for 15 minutes before using.
    Van.French Buttercream

    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:41 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Thank I want that cream for my wedding cake.
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 11:29 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Did you find one? Did it turn out good?
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 12:58 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

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