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Old 06-09-2016, 06:42 PM   #1
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Default How Much Buttercream?

I have a recipe that uses 6 tablespoons homemade strawberry puree, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar to 1/2 pound butter. Will this fill and frost a 3-layer cake made in 9-inch pans, or do I need to make more?
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Default Re: How Much Buttercream?

My recipe uses 3 cups powdered sugar and it covers 18 cupcakes or one two layer cake. I would have to double to cover and fill a three layer I think, though I would have extra then. Maybe 1.5? Or double it and eat the rest!
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Default Re: How Much Buttercream?

You'll need about 4 cups of frosting to fill and frost a 3-layer cake. I think you're going to have to double your recipe.
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Default Re: How Much Buttercream?

You need to double it for sure.
That sounds yummy!
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