Fondant And Butter-Cream

Decorating By lolobell Updated 14 Dec 2008 , 5:03am by dmich

lolobell Posted 12 Dec 2008 , 5:37am
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Hi. If my buttercream is NOT crusting AT ALL what did I do wrong? That is the first question! Second is, I've decided to use MMF over this cake since it is not crusting to smooth with VIVA etc......... will there be a problem with the fondant adhering to the cake? When they go to cut it will the fondant just slide off?????

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PinkZiab Posted 12 Dec 2008 , 3:57pm
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Post your exact recipe so we can see what might be causing it to not crust. It almost always a problems with the ratio of fat to PS. As far as using fondant, you'll be fine. I've never used a crusting buttercream myself and haven't had any problems from it.

UltimateCakes Posted 12 Dec 2008 , 4:12pm
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I have used Wilton BC and put fondant on top w/o any problems. Crusting BC should work just as fine.

dmich Posted 14 Dec 2008 , 5:03am
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Yep, I've also used plain-old non-crusting buttercream under fondant and never had any problems (except when I made the layer of buttercream too thick and my fondant started to slide).

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