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How do you soften icing that has gone hard?

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January 16, 2012 12:18PM

A few ideas......warm it up in a humid environment or add water and remix. Spray lightly with hot water and wait for it to soften.

You can also try adding a little bit of water to the frosting, microwaving for 10-20 seconds, and then stirring to mix the water and hard frosting together. How much water to add depends on how much frosting you have. For instance, if you have 1 cup of frosting left over, add 1-2 teaspoons of water. Add less at first, then more if you need a thinner frosting.