Buttercream Consistency

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How can I fix the consistency of my buttercream frosting?

Buttercream Consistency

If you make buttercream according to the classic sugar syrup recipe, you may have trouble with the consistency. If the buttercream is too runny, place the bowl in an ice water bath and beat until stiffened. If it's too hard, with a curdled look, wrap a hot, wet towel around the bowl and beat again until smooth.



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