Buttercream

Decorating By Sixtoes Updated 15 Feb 2009 , 11:43am by sweetjan

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Sixtoes Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 3:59pm
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Just wanted to know if you can pipe buttercream on top of fondant and around the base of fondant?

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korensmommy Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 4:11pm
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Yes, I do it all the time (but I am no expert!)

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Susie53 Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 4:17pm
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Originally Posted by korensmommy

Yes, I do it all the time (but I am no expert!)




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Sixtoes Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 8:06pm
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If I do this the night before the party, will the buttercream dry out too much? Or should I pipe it that day?

Thanks for the input...

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need2sleep Posted 12 Feb 2009 , 9:07pm
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It should be ok. It will crust but it shoudln't "dry" out.

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tracey1970 Posted 13 Feb 2009 , 1:59am
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I do this all the time, no problems.

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Sixtoes Posted 13 Feb 2009 , 3:31am
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Thanks...Since you do not refrig the fondant, will the buttercream be ok to sit out over night? Do I need to cover the cake over night?

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tracey1970 Posted 13 Feb 2009 , 12:42pm
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Buttercream will be fine to sit out overnight under fondant. I've had bad luck with covering a cake air tight once it's covered in fondant because I find after a day or two the fondant can go a bit gummy. I'd maybe cover it, but not airtight.

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Sixtoes Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 10:59am
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Will the buttercream on top of the fondant be ok to sit out over night?

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sweetjan Posted 15 Feb 2009 , 11:43am
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Yes, you can pipe it onto the fondant, and yes, sitting out that night will be fine. Too much covering can make it sweat, I've learned, depending on where you live.

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