Black Bc Bleeding?

Decorating By Florimbio Updated 10 Dec 2008 , 4:28am by lisa78332

Florimbio Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 3:15am
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I have a wedding cake question...the bride wants a pale pink BC and then have piped black BC designs on the whole cake....fondant is out...she will not have any of it...will the black BC bleed onto the pale pink?

Thanks

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ski Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 3:34am
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add some corn starch to the black BC it will prevent most of the bleed

1nanette Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 4:20am
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There is a wedding cake in my photos that is white with black piping. No bleed at all. Whenever I have to do black I ask the client if I can use chocolate frosting for the black. Plain old canned dark chocolate frosting is very near black anyway so I dont have to use a ton of black coloring to make it black. Plus canned frosting dries fast so the color sets quickly.

lisa78332 Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 4:28am
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I too have made chocolate frosting first and then tinted it with a little black. No bleeding, plus it tastes alot better.

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