Snow White Buttercream
|Combine water and meringue powder; whip at high speed until peaks form.
Add 4 cups sugar, one cup at a time, beating after each addition at low speed.
Alternately add shortening and remainder of sugar.
Add salt and flavourings; beat at low speed until smooth.
Yeilds 7 cups
|When filling layers, use less filling than you usually would.
Your dam of icing should also be far enough from the edge so the filling doesn’t flow out and form a bubble in the icing.
The Wilton cake icer tip (# 789) is an invaluable timesaver in icing wedding tiers.
You will have fewer crumbs when icing, if cakes are baked a day in advance.