Crusting Buttercream

Decorating By jenrn2000 Updated 16 Nov 2008 , 4:32am by kakeladi

jenrn2000 Posted 16 Nov 2008 , 3:49am
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I'm a newbie who just used MMF for the first time. Although it does taste better than ready-made fondant, I'm wondering about using a crusting buttercream next time. What are the differences? Will I still be able to "roll it out" or do you have to frost the cake like regular BC? Thanks!

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kakeladi Posted 16 Nov 2008 , 4:32am
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Buttercream, crusting or not, is totally different from fondant. No you do not roll out b'cream.
Crusting b'c will 'dry' (some say 'set up') to where you can touch it w/a finger & it will not come off on your finger. Non crusting never dries or sets up.

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