Decorating Ideas.... Need Help!!!!

Decorating By joylisa08 Updated 16 Dec 2008 , 2:43pm by ThreeDGirlie

joylisa08 Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 2:25pm
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I just bought a Christmas pan from Wilton. ( It's the one with the individual christmas trees and gingerbread men). I would love to make them for the family but I am unsure how to decorate them. I mean do I frost the whole cake or just the top? Or if any one has any pictures to share that would be great to. Any suggestions would be helpful.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!!

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tippyad Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 10:09pm
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I'm not sure which pan(s) your talking about. Can you explain a little more?

kakeladi Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 10:21pm
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Give us a link to the pan on Wilton's site so we can make suggestions.
Usually there are several ideas that come with each pan or you can go the Wilton's site for pix.

joylisa08 Posted 14 Dec 2008 , 3:24pm
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I'm gonna try to attach a link. I hope someone can help.
LL

joylisa08 Posted 14 Dec 2008 , 3:25pm
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I'm gonna try to attach a link. I hope someone can help.
LL

mmdiez10 Posted 14 Dec 2008 , 3:47pm
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How about frozen buttercream transfers?

joylisa08 Posted 15 Dec 2008 , 2:23pm
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I guess a transfer would work , but I am looking for ideas that are a little less time consuming. I on a really tight schedule. If anyone has any ideas I am open to any suggestions.

TIA- Joy

juleskaye518 Posted 15 Dec 2008 , 2:36pm
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Use a gingerbread cake recipie. (I like the boxed one) then just frost bits and pieces in white. Make sure to brush it first with simple syrup to keep it all moist.

joylisa08 Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 12:01am
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Thank you for the idea. But do I use the simple syrup on the christmas trees or just frost and decorate.

TIA-
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juleskaye518 Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 2:21pm
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I was thinking if it is a gingerbread flavor, not to frost the whole thing. Just the outline and details. That way it would look like a big fat cookie.

ThreeDGirlie Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 2:43pm
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The details are baked in, so if you frost, you will lose them... Just a PS glaze is what I would do.

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