Piping Mehndi Desing On Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By sugardaze Updated 16 Nov 2008 , 8:48pm by kakeladi

sugardaze Posted 16 Nov 2008 , 4:48pm
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I have a customer who would like a mehndi design for her daughter's 10th birthday. She wants the cake itself to be buttercream. Can i use royal icing to pipe the mehndi design onto the buttercream cake? A fellow cake decorator told me that I can't use royal icing because the buttercream will eat it (i'm using a non-crusting buttercream).

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kakeladi Posted 16 Nov 2008 , 8:48pm
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I suggest you test it. I *think* it will work just fine but since I seldom used non crusting recipes I'm not totally sure.

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