What Kind Of Icing Under Fondant?

Decorating By jeepgirl9478 Updated 22 Oct 2008 , 9:37pm by tonicake

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jeepgirl9478 Posted 22 Oct 2008 , 8:50pm
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I am new to working with fondant and need to know if I can cover a cake with non crusting buttercream under the fondant or if it needs to be crusting?

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bashini Posted 22 Oct 2008 , 9:19pm
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Hi, you can use non crusting buttercream under fondant. It doesn't have to be crusting. icon_smile.gif

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stsapph Posted 22 Oct 2008 , 9:27pm
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If you use a non crusting buttercream, I would put it in the freezer to stiffen up while you roll out your fondant. Other wise I find it is too soft and it oozes out the bottom sometimes. Other than that, no problems. Use whatever buttercream you like.

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tonicake Posted 22 Oct 2008 , 9:37pm
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I use a crusting b/c and have found if I freeze it about 30 min before I put my fondant on, the b/c will not ooze at the bottom.

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