Best Buttercream For Crumb Coating Fondant Cake?

Decorating By carolynM Updated 10 Feb 2009 , 9:25pm by carolynM

carolynM Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 6:10pm
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What is everyone's favorite buttercream recipe for using under a fondant-covered cake? There will be 3 different kinds of cake with different fillings, if that makes a difference.

Thanks!

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kakeladi Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 6:18pm
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Which ever recipe you would use to ice a cake completely in b'creamicon_smile.gif
SugarShack's is a great one.

mommakristin Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 6:19pm
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I use Sugarshack's BC icing on my cakes under my fondant. It seems to be the easiest to work with and crusts just right.

carolynM Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 6:28pm
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OK, so here's a stupid question: for the buttercream you're using to create a "dam" for the filling, that should be a stiffer consistency than for the crumb coating, right?

kakeladi Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 9:13pm
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Yes it should be - just add some ps &/or cornstarch to thicken up about 1 cup.

carolynM Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 9:25pm
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Thank you so much! I'm sure I'll have a million more questions as the time draws nearer. I'm baking my son's wedding cake in April and just lining up my recipes now that I've gotten the preferences from the bride. Should be an adventure!

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