How Do U Do This??

Decorating By zarinajan Updated 28 Jun 2008 , 10:31pm by zarinajan

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zarinajan Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 8:11am
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does anyone know how to place the soft buttercream icing roses at the side of the cake?? I dont think this cake the decorator using toothpick because the icing looks very soft.how to do this?anyone??
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marion123 Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 9:22am
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good Morning, When I do my roses, I put a big glob of buttercream on first and tehn I place the roses on top of the glob of buttercream and then I make some leaves to hide the buttercream..

Hope that helps!

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Peeg Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 9:53am
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DITTO, I always have my turntable tilted when I apply the flowers and kind of let each one crust before doing the next. I think the roses are beveled (slanted bottoms), so they aren't sticking straight out the side. Just my opinion.

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vrmcc1 Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 12:31pm
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When you make your roses put a small piece of waxed paper on your rose nail first. slide the paper off and put your rose in the fridge to chill then you can pick them up with your hands and adheare them to the side with a small dab of icing.

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Cakepro Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 8:01pm
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Those roses could also be royal icing roses piped on toothpicks.

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rezzygirl Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 8:22pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vrmcc1

When you make your roses put a small piece of waxed paper on your rose nail first. slide the paper off and put your rose in the fridge to chill then you can pick them up with your hands and adheare them to the side with a small dab of icing.




I use a similiar method except I stick them in the freezer just until they firm up, otherwise they will sweat as they thaw out.

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zarinajan Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 10:31pm
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thanx everyone for the info

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