Fondant And Buttercream...

Decorating By tootsa Updated 10 Dec 2008 , 9:54pm by diane706

tootsa Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 6:28pm
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Am I imagining this...or did I learn somewhere that buttercream breaks down fondant?

I have a cake to ice (buttercream) and decorate (fondant snowmen) and I was thinking I couldn't finish until just before pick up, bc the icing might breakdown the snowmen.

Can I make it now? pick up is around 4:30...or should I just wait to put the snowmen on before she comes?

Thanks!!

ps. then I keep thinking of Duff making all those cakes in fondant and leaving them sit for days....

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diane706 Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 6:36pm
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I think you're thinking of royal icing. No grease should come in contact with it because it can break down. But buttercream and fondant are fine to use together.

tootsa Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 7:52pm
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AAAhhhh...yes! Thank you so much!

diane706 Posted 10 Dec 2008 , 9:54pm
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you betcha! icon_biggrin.gif

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