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Decorating By Tashablueyes Updated 20 Aug 2008 , 3:39am by Sarsi

Tashablueyes Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 3:03am
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I crumb coated my cakes and they won't "set" the icing is too slick to cover with buttercream. Did I completely screw this up? What do I do?

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turtle3264 Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 3:09am
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When that happened to me, it was because I didn't use enough powdered sugar in my icing. When I was making the icing, a pretty good bit, flew out of the mixing bowl. The icing was falling off the cake. When I added more powdered sugar, it turned out good.

Sarsi Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 3:39am
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I take turtle3264's advice and add more powdered sugar to your buttercream. Don't make it too thick though! Scrape your old crumb coat off, and start over with your thickened buttercream....

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