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Our butter cream frosting recipe separates and is lumpy. Followed directions EXACTLY. Oyyy. What to do?

asked by Mary Hartnett almost 3 years ago
4 answers 1061 views
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added almost 3 years ago

try whipping it, that might help... What recipe are you using?

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added almost 3 years ago

Martha Stewart Swiss Meringue Buttercream

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added almost 3 years ago

hmmm, okay so thats a more complicated recipe because of the egg, try gently folding it repeatedly. don't whip it because then it will fall eventually.

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added almost 3 years ago

Thank you!!!! It worked:(

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