High Humidity Buttercream Icing

I live in a country where summer temperatures get to 38C with over 95% humidity. After a few disasters with buttercream melting off my cakes, I developed a fail-proof (and yummy) recipe to withstand the high temperatures and humidity.

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directions

  • In a large bowl, beat shortening butter and margarine till light and fluffy (about 10-15 minutes).
  • Add icing sugar one cup at a time,beating well after each addition.
  • Combine corn starch and cream. Add to mixture and beat well.
  • Add vanilla extract and lemon. Beat well.
  • Add meringue powder. Beat well.
  • Thin with a little more cream if too thick, to desired consistency.
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"I live in a country where summer temperatures get to 38C with over 95% humidity. After a few disasters with buttercream melting off my cakes, I developed a fail-proof (and yummy) recipe to withstand the high temperatures and humidity."
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  1. stevoph
    I live in a country where summer temperatures get to 38C with over 95% humidity. After a few disasters with buttercream melting off my cakes, I developed a fail-proof (and yummy) recipe to withstand the high temperatures and humidity.
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