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Old 04-17-2014, 10:08 AM   #11
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My mother made that all the time. She used food coloring to make it different colors. Never made a fluffy icing. It's flat and is good to use on cupcakes if you're packing them to take somewhere. It's very sweet, so you don't need a lot of icing to get the sweet taste.
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Old 04-17-2014, 10:28 AM   #12
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It's supposed to look like that.

Yes. That's how a glaze looks. For fluffy, you need to make frosting.
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Old 04-17-2014, 04:26 PM   #13
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What do they mean when they say make this thick enough like a frosting? I read this after I put it on my cupcakes that's why I asked how its suppose to be? It's thick but not like frosting ..... Fluffy kind no way. Didn't make sense to me. I just keep coming up with flat or like thick Karol syrup ,which I am being told this how it's suppose look. Sorry, would make more sense to say a thick glaze. Basically this powder sugar and milk or water isn't going to be like a frosting so why would they say that?
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Why they say whatever depends on who is writing the recipe. Not everyone who posts a recipe on the Internet knows what they're talking about. You have to pick your sources carefully.
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When they talk about the glaze being thicker, they mean thicker so it won't run off the cupcake not thinner like chocolate syrup. It will not be fluffy.
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