Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Decorating By md79 Updated 22 Jun 2008 , 9:08pm by gottabakenow

md79 Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 6:59pm
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I have made swiss meringue buttercream for my first time and it is delicious icon_smile.gif Now I have one question: can I put some fondant cutouts on it, or it melts fondant?

(hope you understaind what I mean, my english is bad icon_cool.gif )

Thank you!

13 replies
awolf24 Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:05pm
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You can go ahead and put fondant accents on it - they will be fine. icon_smile.gif

RRGibson Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:11pm
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Nope, it should be fine. I use SMBC all the time.

Maria_Campos Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:14pm
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Yup it's all good, I use it all the time, I actually prefer it over traditional BC

md79 Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:40pm
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Thank you! icon_smile.gif

wendysue Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 7:43pm
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Sounds Wonderful!!!

Hey, does anyone else notice when they add an emoticon to the end of a sentence or paragraph it occasionally deletes your entire comment? Frustrating.

PattyT Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 11:09pm
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I agree with all the others. SMBC is my first choice and it works very well with fondant cutouts.

md79 Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 8:52am
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Cake was in the fridge over night, fondant is still ok icon_wink.gificon_biggrin.gif Now I am making royal icing butterfly to finish it. I just regret not making more buttercream to cover the cake better... but for the first time, I think it is ok.

applemint_jackie Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 9:12am
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WOW!! its a beautiful cake..and sure looks tasty..

md79 Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 9:49am
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Oh, thanks! I have forgotten to mention this is chocolate sponge cake with strawberry yoghurt cream filling with bitter chocolate drops. So it is pink and brown inside and outside.
This is a surprise for my friends birthday...

7yyrt Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 12:53pm
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Lucky friend!

Maria_Campos Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 8:20pm
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It look gorgeous! And looks tasty to! thumbs_up.gif

PattyT Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 8:57pm
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I agree - gorgeous cake. I love the colors.

How did you get the nice tan and brown colors - mine always look to "orangey".

Lovely job.

gottabakenow Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 9:08pm
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it's beautiful. i LOVE the cutouts and design. great job! thumbs_up.gif

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