Adding Decorations To Buttercream

Decorating By Lemonydoodles Updated 8 May 2008 , 5:32pm by Lemonydoodles

Lemonydoodles Posted 28 Apr 2008 , 6:26am
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Hi there, I am basically making a cake that is frosted in buttercream & then adding buttercream "clouds" on the sides of it along w/ fondant butterflies. My question is when I have frosted the cake the main I refrigerate it then add the buttercream clouds or do I frost it the main color & immediately add the buttercream clouds then refrigerate? I have had an issue in the past where some buttercream decorations (eyes on a frankenstein cake) slid off....and I can't remember if I refrigerated the main cake first or not. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Christa (Lemonydoodles)

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mgigglin Posted 28 Apr 2008 , 6:52am
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I don't usually put my cake in the fridge unless needed, but I just let it sit in a covered container for an hr or so until it crusts then I will add on decorations. I have added clouds on my jungle cake and I don't think I even waited an hour to be honest? I just tend to watch for it to have crusted. icon_biggrin.gif



Lemonydoodles Posted 8 May 2008 , 5:32pm
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Thanks so much for your reply!

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