Attaching Fondant Cutouts To Buttercream

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whitesoxlover Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:21pm
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i couldn't find a link for this, so sorry if i'm repeating for the 100th time. when attaching fondant cutouts to buttercream what do you use. and if the buttercream is all ready crusted over....what then?
thanks so much

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aundrea Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:26pm
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i have been wondering the same thing. since most of my cakes are done in BC. sorry i cant help you, but hopefully we will get the answer we are looking for.
good luck!

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amy2197 Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:29pm
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I either take a paint brush and use a little water, or i use a little bit of corn syrup with the paint brush. Just depends on how set the buttercream is. HTH

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poohsmomma Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:36pm
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I just wet the back of the fondant item with a little water, or fondant thinned with water and it sticks right on!

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korensmommy Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:38pm
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I do this all the time and I usually just pop them on - even with crusting buttercream. For some reason, if they won't stay put, I use a small damp, (not dripping wet) paintbrush and dampen the back of the fondant piece.

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whitesoxlover Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 7:00pm
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thank you soooo much........you girls rock!!!! icon_lol.gif

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bakery_chick Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 7:03pm
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I usually do the same--a little water and they stick right on.
For bigger pieces, I might "glue" them on with a little buttercream.

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