Will Fondant Flowers Stick To Side Of Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By Liana Updated 6 Oct 2008 , 10:42pm by kakeladi

Liana Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 9:10pm
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I want to make a cake that has some fondant flowers on the side of the cake. The cake needs to travel in the car for about 2 hours, and I'm wondering if the flowers will stick well to a buttercream frosted cake, or do I need to cover the cake in fondant for the flowers to stick well?

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kakeladi Posted 6 Oct 2008 , 10:42pm
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Depends on the flower. If they are not big, thick and heavy there should be no problem.
Pipe a royal icing spike on the back of the flower OR make it in fondant so you can stick it actually into the cake.
Alwasy pipe a open circle of b'cream on the b ack of any flower you are placing. It will work like a suction to help hold it in place. Use tip 3 or 4 for most flowers.

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