Using Icing (Other Than Buttercream) Under Fondant

Decorating By beagledog100 Updated 25 Sep 2008 , 1:33am by SueBuddy

beagledog100 Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 8:10pm
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Can you use cream cheese icing under fondant? Cream cheese icing tends to be much softer than buttercream, so I didn't know if that would cause a problem. I can just seem me finishing the cake and the icing oozes out the bottom icon_cry.gif

Thanks

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SueBuddy Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 1:33am
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I have put cream cheese icing under fondant before and haven't had anyproblems. I would make sure the iced cake has been in the fridge for a good while before covering so the icing is set up pretty stiff. Then after covering I would put it back in the fridge to stiffen up again. When you take it out you can smooth it a little more if you need to and it will make decorating it a lot easier too.

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