Hate To Ask This Question--Ribbon

Decorating By mkolmar Updated 19 Feb 2009 , 7:57pm by squeaky121603

mkolmar Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 4:34pm
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I hate to ask this question because I know the info. is out there, but I just can't find it through a search.

What type of ribbon do you use on a buttercream cake?
Do you treat it somehow?

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mkolmar Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 4:35pm
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Never mind, I just found my answer.

niccicola Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 5:53pm
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what was the answer?

mkolmar Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 6:45pm
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I'm going to use a good quality satin ribbon (with no wires) and cover the back by ironing it with wax paper. I hope this works.

For attaching I'm going to use RI to attach the ribbon in the back.
If that doesn't work I'll figure out something else.

squeaky121603 Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 7:57pm
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I used to do the trick with irong wax paper on the back of the ribbon and it does work but, now I just let my b/c crust and then add my ribbon to the cake. Have not had a problem with it getting greasy at all. You just have to make sure the b/c is crusted.

HTH
Carol

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