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Do you like using the ready made icing or do you whip some up with your own recipe?

I have done both. I like making my own chocolate icing. However, sometimes I've used the premade icing but only select ones from Betty Crocker. How about you?

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CafeMochaMom1

Asked by CafeMochaMom1 at 2:57 PM on Sep. 26, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I usually only buy premade cakes... but I do buy the premade icing every year when we make christmas cookies
    mrsmamaj

    Answer by mrsmamaj at 3:00 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Make my own.

    I do not like ready made frostings. They have a weird after taste to it.. I just don't like it. And every brand I have ever tried has that weird after taste.. lol
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 3:02 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I buy
    monches

    Answer by monches at 3:03 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • i do both and whipped topping
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 3:09 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I do both depending on the cake. Sometimes I just want something quick and sweet. I really love the coconut pecan frosting, and chocolate & sour cream frosting. I usually buy Betty Crocker or Pillsbury.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 3:19 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • My favorite is homemade using butter, vanilla, whipping cream and powdered sugar.

    Easy and delicious.
    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 3:33 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Depends on the amount of time I have, my cravings are, and what I am making. I love nothing more than to make a home made frosting but If I have to whip up a batch of cupcakes and I only have a short amount of time to do it, I'll go with store bought. Kids could really care less anyways, they just want the sweet stuff =P
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:54 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Depends on my mood. If I am making a birthday cake for someone then I make my own. If I am making a cake for us then I buy premade. I also make my own icing at Christmas for my cookies that dries hard and won't get everywhere.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 3:58 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • If it is cake I use the can stuff if it is bars or brownies I whip up the real thing
    togo90210

    Answer by togo90210 at 5:27 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I have never made my own frosting.. I like it from the can, vanilla mostly. I don't make many cakes that need frosting though.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:10 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

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