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Crusting Buttercream- Viva Paper Towel Method

  • 3 cups
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Crusting Buttercream- Viva Paper Towel Method

Once this buttercream has crusted you can smooth out all the wrinkles and imperfection with Viva brand paper towels and a fondant smoother

Ingredients

½ cup high ratio shortening
½ cup butter - softened (i use unsalted)
1 Tbl. Merengue poweder
1 tsp. clear vanilla (or extract of your choice)
4 cups Powder sugar - sifted (1lb bag)
2 Tbl milk

Directions

Cream butter and shortening together. Add vanilla, milk, merengue powder and extract and mix together. Gradually add powder sugar 1 cup at a time - slow speed on stand mixer. Keep bowl covered with damp cloth until ready to use. store up to 2 weeks in air tight container in fridge. For thin consistency: add 2 Tbl light corn syrup, water or milk. For pure white: omit butter and subsitute with an additional 1/2 cup shortening and add 1/2 tsp clear butter flavoring. Add up to 4 Tbl corn syrup, water or milk to thin for icing cakes.

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