Big Bows And Buttercream

Decorating By bonnebouche Updated 25 Jan 2009 , 7:23am by jlsheik

bonnebouche Posted 25 Jan 2009 , 7:11am
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I have seen a few cakes on CC that are iced in butter cream and there is a large dress maker type bow attached to the top edge of the cake. Any idea how that's done? I just did one and the bow keeps falling off. I figured there must be a trick to it. Can any one tell me?

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jlsheik Posted 25 Jan 2009 , 7:23am
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I have a ton of bows and buttercream!! I am not sure what you mean but I just use a dab of RI if it is on a side. If is is in front I can use just a bit of water. Sometimes I use buttercream to get them to stay.
I construct the bows usually right on the cake so they usually dry right where they need to be.
Hope that helps a little.

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