Piping With Royal Icing???

Decorating By Danishwiz Updated 30 Apr 2008 , 11:27am by Malakin

Danishwiz Posted 30 Apr 2008 , 10:42am
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I have only used RI to make flowers and lettering which get very hard. I have seen several people say they pipe decorations on their cakes with RI so I was wondering what the effect is, does it get hard and what is the advantage of using RI rather than Buttercream?

Thanks for the help!

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torki Posted 30 Apr 2008 , 11:15am
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You you royal for lace work, extension work, filigree, flowers, lettering flood work, brush embroidery, stencils for lettering and lace work........and there's probably some others I haven't listed icon_lol.gif You can even use royal to ice a cake, several layers gives you a really sharp finish ...I think this is more popular in the UK

It does dry really hard. you can find examples on google search etc icon_lol.gif

Malakin Posted 30 Apr 2008 , 11:27am
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I prefer to use RI on MMF as when I do the loops that overhang, the BC falls off. It does dry just hard.

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