best white icing/frosting (not fondant)

(8 Posts)
inneedofrain Thu 06-Jun-13 12:14:32

I would go for italian butter cream. Very very very white.

I also colour my icing for inside the cake one to match each tier of the ranbow so when you cut the cake it doesn´t have red, white, yellow etc. BUT I am complusive that way!

missmoffatt2705 Mon 03-Jun-13 15:01:21

How about a cream cheese icing - that should turn out white in colour and is less sweet than buttercream?

Thanks for the suggestions...will check them out

3littlewomen Sun 02-Jun-13 16:13:58

The icing used on Rachel Allens red velvet cake.... A bit of effort but devine! I think it may be a form of meranigue

MrsSpagBol Sun 02-Jun-13 16:07:29

White chocolate ganache?

cookielove Sun 02-Jun-13 15:29:41

Seven minute icing - is the most wonderful icing ever smile

MrsBertMacklin Sun 02-Jun-13 15:28:18

Italian meringue buttercream isn't as sweet?

I have made and frozen the layers for a rainbow cake. I would like to fill and cover with a very white icing fronting(not fondant) and I was wondering if standard buttercream might be a bit sickly since there are so many cake layers. Any ideas? I am reasonably proficient and the cake will be coated the morning of the party.

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