(Closed) Creamcheese frosting vs. whipped frosting

posted 7 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I personally do not like whipped because I need to taste the sugar haha  cream cheese all the way!

Post # 4
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Do not do whipped cream.  It doesn’t travel well.  I would just bit the bullet and do full on cream cheese

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper

CREAM CHEESE! OMG, I am a fiend for cream cheese icing… especially on spice cake. *drool*

Post # 6
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Bumble bee

I think I’m one of the few who REALLY doesn’t like cream cheese, so I would just go with full on cream cheese.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Traditional buttercream frostings aren’t nearly as sweet i.e. not American buttercream. A french buttercream would fit your criteria. I agree that whipped cream is not a good frosting for a wedding cake. It doesn’t travel well and will melt much easier. 

Here is the Wilton recipe for French buttercream calling for 2/3 cup sugar. 

http://www.wilton.com/recipe/French-Buttercream-Icing-1

And here is the recipe for the American buttercream, which calls for FOUR CUPS of confectioners sugar.

http://www.wilton.com/recipe/Buttercream-Icing

 

I would sit down with your baker and ask her to make up some different frostings for you to try out. But i would suggest to her a french buttercream if you are looking for something that isnt super sweet.

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