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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Fyne is asking: (3 answers)
I have a jar of store bought cake frosting. Has anyone had luck with whipping it to make it more light and increase the volume? I will be mixing in some food colour but I am thinking it will just get watery from mixing. Has anyone tried this?

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Last updated: Mar. 1, 2013 2:50 pm
Posted: Mar. 1, 2013 1:49 pm
Answered by: Fyne
Mar. 1, 2013 1:51 pm
Please note I do not have enough icing sugar to make my own icing/frosting and hope to have enough to pipe 24 cupcakes.
Mar. 1, 2013 1:52 pm
i always whip mine- it is lighter & goes farther- i guess i don't eat as much this way
Mar. 1, 2013 1:52 pm
or melt slightly & dip
Mar. 1, 2013 1:54 pm
Thanks nanny129!
Answered by: the4taals
Mar. 1, 2013 2:37 pm
Mar. 1, 2013 2:38 pm
I use this if I do not have icing sugar, double the flour to thicken it properly.
Mar. 1, 2013 2:50 pm
thanks 4taals- i love carol's recipes- i didn't have this:-)
Answered by: nanny129
Mar. 1, 2013 2:50 pm
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