Do i need a certain tool to make buttercream?

by Madisan
(Vinton louisiana)

I am a first timer for making cakes. I followed the buttercream recipe and it doesn't seem right. On all the cake shows their buttercream seems very thick and mine came out creamy and i don't know if i need a certain thing to make it like theirs. I NEED HELP!!!

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Aug 21, 2009
Thicker Buttercream
by: Anonymous

Hi Madisan,

I think what you're describing is the texture of the buttercream when it's just come out of the mixer. It will be creamy and maybe even seem to be too runny. This caused by the heat of the beating action for an extended period of time.

Just refrigerate it for an hour or so and you'll find it thickens up nicely.

Hope this helps.

Michelle (editor)

Aug 09, 2009
what kind
by: Anonymous

What kind of buttercream did you make? American, swiss, french?

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