How Much Buttercream Do I Need?

A free guide to eliminate guesswork when making buttercream.

A large bowl of luscious buttercream

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Are you a bit of an eye-baller?

As in, you kinda guess your way through the whole caking process? You never know how much buttercream to make, so you just take a stab and hope for the best? If there’s not enough, you’ll make more. If there’s too much, that’s alright, the workmates/husband/neighbours will eat it. Doesn’t sound too bad, does it? 

I used to do all of the above when I first started making cakes and let me tell you, it was bad! I wasted sooo much time by guessing my way through the process. Sometimes, I’d be icing cupcakes and would run out of buttercream by the goddam 11th cupcake when I needed 12! Other times, I had so much leftover buttercream. 

The stress!  The anxiety, headaches, heart palpitations from living life so much on the edge. You never really know how long things would take when you’re making a cake! I feel ya. 

Well, the stress ends today. Download my free guide  to eliminate the guesswork, once and for all! 

Thao x

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