Decorator's Cream Cheese Buttercream. Initially when I started making cream cheese frosting I used to beat cream cheese and butter together and by cream cheese would thin out considerably. After looking up a lot online I found a great tip on Cake Central. And since then there wasn't any looking back.
This is a recipe that I created because I decorate a-lot of cakes and cupcakes. This works well for decorating, and it has lots of flavor. I let whatever I decorate set uncovered for several hours for the frosting to firm up and then I cover it loosely until time to transport. You can have Decorator's Cream Cheese Buttercream using 7 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Decorator's Cream Cheese Buttercream
- You need 1/2 cup of butter.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of shortening.
- You need 8 oz of cream cheese.
- Prepare 3 tbsp of milk.
- Prepare 1 tsp of vanilla.
- It’s 2 lb of powered sugar.
- Prepare 1 dash of salt.
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Decorator's Cream Cheese Buttercream step by step
- Mix softened butter, cream cheese, and shortening in mixer. (It's best to use hi-ratio shortening, such as Sweetex)..
- Mix milk and vanilla together and then add to butter mixture..
- Slowly add powered sugar and the dash of salt. Once all of the sugar has been added, beat on high for about 2 minutes..
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