7 Minute Frosting

Decorating By venefica Updated 8 May 2008 , 6:31pm by venefica

venefica Posted 7 May 2008 , 2:05pm
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Do you think that I could cover a cake in fondant that has been frosted with 7 minute frosting instead of buttercream? I have a customer who wants me to turn my Chocolate Cherry Dr. Pepper cupcakes into a stacked cake for mothers day.... and for those cupcakes I use a 7 minute frosting and don't know if that will work under the weight of fondant... or smooth like buttercream. Does anyone else have experience with this?

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Homemade-Goodies Posted 8 May 2008 , 5:39am
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Maybe one of the meringue buttercreams, like SMBC or IMBC, but I work a lot with 7 minute frosting, seems to me it'd squoosh under the weight of the fondant and all the tooling that needs to be done.

I'm not a fondant user though, so someone else will need to advise definitively for you...good luck with it!! icon_smile.gif

tonedna Posted 8 May 2008 , 5:51am
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I never done it..but i know it is very soft..i would be worried

venefica Posted 8 May 2008 , 6:31pm
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thanks! for the advice. They will just have to live with a buttercream instead.

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