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Which beater on the kitchenaid mixer do I use for this frosting? http://9fordinner.blogspot.com/2012/05/french-cream-filling-for-cakes-and.html

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Last updated: Feb. 3, 2013 2:31 pm
Posted: Feb. 2, 2013 3:13 pm
 
Answered by: AllieGeekPi
Feb. 2, 2013 3:23 pm
Use the beater attachment. Beat the butter and shortening together for a few minutes than add the other ingredients.
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tash
Feb. 2, 2013 3:26 pm
thank you. that is what I thought but I am tired and wasn't sure. :)
 
patticakes43
Feb. 2, 2013 7:39 pm
I am soooo jealous. A Kitchenaid Mixer is #1 on my wish list. A red one. A little too pricey for me right now though. But I'll get it some day. :)
 
SELUNE13
Feb. 3, 2013 12:10 am
If a recipe says beat, you can generally use the paddle attachment. If it says whip, then use the whisk attachment.
 
tash
Feb. 3, 2013 7:40 am
Patticakes-I have the red one :D My husband got it for me last year as a gift. SELUNE-It just says "Blend well." Which makes it sound like I need to use my blender not my mixer. :lol:
 
Feb. 3, 2013 2:31 pm
Generally, you only use the dough hook for yeast breads. The wire whip is usually used for whipping egg white or heavy cream. Most other applications use the paddle attachment. Well written recipes will indicate which to use when it is not obvious.
 
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