buttercream icing

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by lalmajid, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. lalmajid

    lalmajid

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    helloo, i have a question in my buttercream icing i use the ratio 1 part fat and 3 parts icing sugar .is this correct? if i reduce the quantity of icing sugar to lessen the sweetness it wont stay what do i do?

    also tell me which from the following icing goes best with which cupcakes?

    buttercream icing

    swiss meringue icing
     
  2. blueicus

    blueicus

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    Typical buttercream ratios (with meringue) is 3 fat, 2 sugar, 1 egg whites.  That will make it a reasonable sweetness