Sweet Dreams Cream Cheese Icing

SWEET DREAMS BASIC CREAM CHEESE BUTTERCREAM Yield: approx. 10 cups FULL RECIPE FULL RECIPE 1 lb. softened, unsalted butter ½ cup heavy cream, very warm (can use whole milk if necessary) 1 lb. full fat cream cheese 1 tsp. sea salt 4 lbs. confectioner’s sugar 4 teaspoons lemon juice NOTE: YOU WILL BE SCALING THE INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE   Scale butter and cream cheese into bowl of 6 quart mixer fitted with ; Whip together starting on 1 and increasing speed to 5 until well ; Scrape down. Scale 2 lbs. Of sugar into a separate bowl and add…
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My Favorite Royal Icing

There is one thing every cookier needs in their arsenal… a favorite royal icing recipe. The recipe I’m sharing with you is my favorite because it is not only yummy (of course!) but it is the perfect texture. There’s a not-so-secret ingredient that allows the icing to harden enough for stacking and shipping while remaining soft on the inside. No more biting into a beautifully decorated cookie and cringing because the icing is rock hard! After trying several recipes for classic royal icing, I came across Sweet P’s recipe for Royal Glaze, a cross between royal icing and glaze. I…
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The Ultimate Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 2 sticks butter, softened 8 ounces of confectioner’s sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Cream together butter and cream cheese until smooth (about 4 minutes). Add vanilla and mix for 1 additional minute. Add confectioner’s sugar, 1 cup at a time, until thoroughly blended. Frost the cake layers immediately.
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Italian Meringue Butter Cream

Italian Meringue Butter Cream Yield: enough to frost one 9” cake (3 layers) You Will Need: 2 ¼ cups of Sugar ½ cup COLD water 1tsp Vanilla 1 C Egg Whites 1 ½ pounds of unsalted butter Kitchen Aid mixer – is the best way to have this frosting whip up.  Us the whip attachment first then change to the paddle blade (you’ll see when further down) Instructions:Step 1 - Place sugar and COLD water in a pot and set your timer for 7 minutes.  Boil on medium heat – do not mix while the sugar is heating and boiling, otherwise…
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Buttercream Recipe

1lbs high ratio shortening 8oz unsalted butter1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp almond extract 1lb 4oz powder sugar Cream butter till smooth, then add shortening and beat until fully mixed, add the rest of the ingredients, mix and scrape sides every minute for about 7 minutes on medium high. Perfect for a base butter cream for any filling just add an extract of a preserve like raspberry. For a "all butter" buttercream substitute shortening with butter To make it a crusting buttercream add 3 tbsp meringue powder, great for borders when using fillings, and as finale finished for a buttercream cake or a…
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Classic White Frosting Recipe

  I recommended my amazing buttercream recipe for everyone to use with the Viva paper towel technique. The only problem with that frosting is that it doesn't form a "crust" so that the paper towel won't stick. It also isn't completely white because of the butter. If you want an easy frosting that will work perfectly with the paper towel technic (more…)
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