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What is the texture of this icing? I have seen the recipes but it is lighter feeling than regular crisco buttercream?
mami2sweeties

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This is my favorite icing...HOWEVER....my math conversion is horrible and I realized that I was putting in 8 cups of powdered sugar, instead of 4 cups. When I realized it I made it the correct way but liked it much less than when I put in 8 cups. It makes more and it is not as greasy so I stick with the 8 cups now. I whip it for about 5 minutes in my KA. It is less sweet and very light.
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What dream whip recipe do you have? I have 2 and they call for 2 pounds of powdered sugar. That equals 8 cups.
mami2sweeties

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mami2sweeties

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Are you sure? I used the converter on this and also checked the site below and they both say that 4 cups is 32 ounces which equals 2 pounds.

http://www.springfrog.com/converter/weight.htm

Now I'm really confused Anyone else know?

2 pounds equals how many cups???
To the WORLD you may be ONE person but to ONE person you may be the WORLD.
To the WORLD you may be ONE person but to ONE person you may be the WORLD.
One pound of powdered sugar is approx. 4 cups. Buy the 2-pound bag and measure it.
Well, I always knew that 4 cups equals a pound so I just thought that 8 cups equals 2 pounds. Maybe I am wrong. I dunno know now.
mami2sweeties

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mami2sweeties

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This line reminds me of the old kids joke -
Which is heavier a one ton elephant or one ton of feathers?

Answer: neither - both weigh a ton!

Also, depending how hard you pack things, or whether they are sifted, they will measure a 'cup' differently.
Just a guess here but I do think that liquid is different than dry when it comes to measuring.

1 cup equals 8 ounces in liquid
2 cups equals 16 ounces in liquid

But when it comes to measuring dry ingredients you have to use dry measuring cups and not liquid
measuring cups.
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