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A frosting recipe calls for creaming the butter and powdered sugar. What does that mean?

asked by Bliss38 almost 7 years ago

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nannydeb
added almost 7 years ago

Mix them together 'til smooth & creamy.

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Merrill Stubbs
Merrill Stubbs

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added almost 7 years ago

Ideally, you'd want to use an electric mixer or hand beaters, but you can do it with a wooden spoon if you're feeling strong!

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creamtea
creamtea

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added almost 7 years ago

It's a good idea to start with butter that's softened somewhat--i.e. taken out of the fridge a little ahead of time.

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Bliss38
added almost 7 years ago

Thanks all!

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