Buttercream is easy to flavor color and spread. Every time i share the recipe on facebook i hear from other people who say it s their go to recipe too.
I used crisco and as recommended butter.
Wedding cake icing. I use box mixes but created my own frosting recipe. The trick to not having greasy frosting is to whip the crisco and butter for at least 20 mins or until it is light and fluffy. It s so easy to make and it works through a piping bag well.
Blend all ingredients at low speed on mixer till well blended and easy to work with. This wedding cupcake buttercream is my go to recipe for icing basic cupcakes and wedding cake. What may surprise you is how widely crisco frosting is still used in bakeries.
Spread on cake after cake is completely cooled. I used this frosting on the cake when our daughter delores married cowboy les jensen. Add 2 teaspoons of liquid light corn syrup milk or water for each cup of buttercream frosting.
I also added additional vanilla flavor and almond flavor for a richer taste. It has a nice flavor plus it pipes and sets up well. Depending on how you or your baker use it it s also an excellent canvas for piping floral adornments or other dessert decorations.
Fondant designs from the solvang bakery run. Fondant is often the most costly of wedding cake frosting options so if you re trying to find ways to save a fondant cake might not be your best bet. It was an easy way to make icing when you didn t have any butter available.
Submit a recipe correction. My grandma called this wedding cake frosting because it is often used on wedding cakes. The extravagant victorian style cake below is finished and decorated in the silky butter cream frosting recipe.
I ve made wedding cakes for 15 years. This is enough frosting for 1 2 layer cake or 1 sheet cake. Mix shortening water vanilla almond extract and half of the powdered sugar with a mixer for 5 10 minutes.
Wedding cake frosting this is the best wedding cake frosting for icing a wedding cake. It s so rich creamy and luxurious that you will fall in love just tasting it. That s because the classic frosting type is so incredibly versatile.
When it comes to wedding cakes buttercream is a go to icing option for many couples. Thin consistency is best for cake frosting as well as piping lines and letters. It s very important to mix this long step 2 add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat just enough to mix in.
I recently tried the recipe for a wedding cake and it was positively wonderful. It turns out perfect every time. For pure white frosting add up to 4 tablespoons of liquid.
Crisco frosting was quite popular in the 1960s and 1970s. If you are making a buttercream intended for writing use light corn syrup as your liquid.