i'm learning how to make varition of icing lately and i have a huge problem. almost all icing made of lots of icing sugar which make icing so sweet , while my customers doesn't really like sweets that much. i fix some of the problem by adding lots of lemon juice and redusing the sugar , and making less sweet cakes . but it make another new sets problems which is the icing is not thick enough to pipe and set and another problem is not all icing i can add lemon juice to it for ex, chocolate icing, etc.the same problem also in making royal icing for cookies . last time i make icing with the perfect sweetness the icing so liquid it make a mess all over the cake .
can some one please help me >_< thanks