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post #76 of 103
I've done that once, and I did a combination. I added the melted chocolate without thinking that I was adding more liquid, so it was too thin. So I dumped some cocoa in to balance it out.

Dont' ask me how much .... I added enough "until it looked right". icon_biggrin.gif
post #77 of 103
can't wait to try it
post #78 of 103
Paint me lazy but I built a charge of $1.75 per stick into my cost sheet for the premeasured sticks. I like things qick and easy. Measuring Crisco out into cups is a huge pain in my rear.

Re:to the above note i purchased 1 cup & 2cup came as a set glass container w/snap on lid.i put crisco in flush & have them stacked in cab pre measured for 1&2 cup crisco.when i use one I just refill it with no measureing because thats the size it is. I'ts so easy..the inside of the glass bottom is even curved like my spatula.one swoop & it's plop into the mixing bowl then refill it & snap on lid. i know it's 1 or 2 cup because thats the size container they are.cleans up nice in the dishwasher.Got them about 2 mos ago at wal-mart.brand is Anchor Hocking.Like an old fasion custard cup. hope this is a good tip for easy measuring. I hate that too.
post #79 of 103
I made icing last night and as promised, I actually measured the dream whip for y'all. (my 15-yr old wanted to take a picture as she never sees mom measure anything!).

I poured it into a small bowl "until it looked right", then transferred it to a measuring spoon.

I use about 2.5 Tbsp per batch and can get about 2.5 batches from one envelope.
post #80 of 103
Indydebi just had to let you know my son and I were at Wal-mart (TN) this evening and I just had to check. Dreamwhip is on aisle 8.
post #81 of 103
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Originally Posted by kimkait

Indydebi just had to let you know my son and I were at Wal-mart (TN) this evening and I just had to check. Dreamwhip is on aisle 8.


Top shelf? next to the jello? icon_lol.gif
post #82 of 103
is dream whip made by kraft??? i am having a hec of a time finding here in Califonia!!! i went to one wal-mart and they didn't have it....i went to Ralphs grocery and they didn't have it....i found it on Amazon.com its made by Kraft and for 6 envolpes they want $26 bucks!!! i feel like crying!!!! i need to do something about my frosting....crisco is killing me this zero trans fat thing!!!!!!!
post #83 of 103
Those must be the industrial size!! I found you can get it via Amazon.com. You might also check grocery sections of Target, KMart and others. Check at Sam's/Costco to see if they can order it for you.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0004M0VEE/ref=nosim/?tag=dealtime-gourmet-20&creative=380333&creativeASIN=B0004M0VEE&linkCode=asn
post #84 of 103
thanks so much for the reply!!! i am checking as we speak!!!!
post #85 of 103
IndyDebi,

I'm a newbie and still having a bit of a problem with my icing consistancy... Ok...so in my "head" icing is supposed to be soft and creamy...lol Well, that does not roses make... icon_razz.gif I know that you don't measure, but would you say that the 1/3 cup milk that you mention would make the stiff consistancy used for making flowers?

Thanks!
Pat
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post #86 of 103
I add/reduce the milk depending on how I'm going to use the icing....less milk for roses ... more for spreading/icing.

There's always the push-finger test: Push your finger into the icing on the beater. If you finger comes back with a good coating of sticky icing, it's good for crumb coating. If it comes back with a slight coating of icing, it's good for spreading. If you make a dent and come back with a clean finger, it's good for roses. icon_wink.gif
post #87 of 103
I made Indydebi's buttercream over the w/e for my grandson's 2nd birthday cake (see picture in gallery). It was "mmm" good and very easy to work with. Thanks for the recipe! My grandson loved the icing...he was so cute eating the "grass" that kept falling off the mountain, because this recipe really crusts! Thanks, Indydebi, for all your good, helpful advice and your wit and humor!
post #88 of 103
Becky, where in CA are you? I was just in my local Ralphs or Pavilions or Albertsons (SORRY! I don't remember which, there are three supermarkets near me!!) and I saw the stuff...I can't recall if I saw it by the jello but or the other the baking stuff (wait, is the jello near the baking stuff?!). All I remember is that it was on the bottom shelf...I was looking for something else and it caught my eye.

Sheesh how is that for a vague answer of practically no assistance whatsoever icon_confused.gif ? The point is just, it WAS in a national supermarket chain, at least in the LA area. You might check w/your store manager...sometimes they hide stuff like that in the strangest places... I myself prob. couldn't find it again if I tried.
post #89 of 103
The push finger test! How Kewl is that... What a practical, easy way to test for consistancy... That is exactly what I was looking for! icon_biggrin.gif Thanks again icon_smile.gif

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post #90 of 103
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Originally Posted by plbennett_8

The push finger test! How Kewl is that... What a practical, easy way to test for consistancy... That is exactly what I was looking for! icon_biggrin.gif Thanks again icon_smile.gif

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Hope it's not too technical! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gificon_lol.gif
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