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Yes...the recipe is on her blog...   http://jessicakesblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/most-commonly-asked-questions.html   Scroll down to: "What buttercream do you use?"   It's the second one...   This is THE BEST tasting buttercream ever!   I add 1/2 tsp. salt I use 2Tb + 1 tsp (instead of the 3 listed) of Vanilla because I use Vanilla Bean Paste (Nielsen-Massey) I use Kraft brand marshmallow cream   I've never tried the cream cheese version, but I have decreased...
It always turned out great and not too sweet with the tweaks I mentioned.   (I only stopped making it because I found one I love even more...the marshmallow bc from Jessicakes)
I used to make Indydeb's recipe all the time...I ALWAYS added 1/2 tsp. salt and decreased the powdered sugar to 6 cups.
Is this the recipe you made for your friend? http://cakecentral.com/a/easy-bavarian-cream     It's my #1 favorite filling...
http://cakecentral.com/a/indydebis-crisco-based-buttercream-icing
I don't have that pan, but if I did, I would most definitely bake the top and bottom separately...
As maisie73 stated, I'm a hobbyist too, so my opinion is from a customer point of view...   I REALLY dislike "About Me"  pages that are written in third person...   The only exception is if the accompanying photo is of a cake alone, not the decorator/business owner.   I also don't like it when they're really wordy and include lots of anecdotes... Yours isn't and doesn't, so I like that!     (PS...starting, should be changed to started)
I literally just made my first flowers ever (roses), a few days ago, and I had the same thought as you...kudos to those that do it so well and make it look so easy!   I know mine need work, but I also know that this is a skill that requires LOTS of practice (as others have mentioned)...there's no getting around it.   A big issue I had was with the gluing... I realized that I couldn't follow the gluing instructions from the tutorials I used. I basically had to add a...
Thank you my dear!
LOL!!!
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