How Do You Keep Icing From Sticking To Cake Circles?

Decorating By dawng Updated 12 Mar 2009 , 1:29am by kakeladi

dawng Posted 26 Feb 2009 , 9:42pm
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I have heard of using coconut, but really doesn't work that well, plus I hate coconut. Any other good tips?

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indydebi Posted 26 Feb 2009 , 9:53pm
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Do you use a crusting icing? If so, you just let the icing crust and you won't have a problem. I've never had icing stick to the cardboard.

And good call on not using the coconut. As I've mentioned so many times that people are sick of hearing it ..... if I get a cake and it has one flake of coconut on it, I would demand a full refund because I would deem the cake totally inedible. icon_mad.gif

Stellarcakes Posted 26 Feb 2009 , 10:29pm
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My icing sticks to the cardboard to I used powdered sugar..I read that somewhere and that didn't work to well..maybe I didn't use enough...

MZ_G_FUNK Posted 12 Mar 2009 , 1:15am
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What I found that works for me is, I cut a piece of parchment paper the size of the cardboard, lay it flat on the cake, then place my cake on top and refrigerate it for an hour or so. But then again I use Icing that crusts nicely.

kakeladi Posted 12 Mar 2009 , 1:29am
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Any kind of fine crumbs - corn flakes; graham or other crackers;
Some people use ground nuts but then lots of people have allergies there - as do some to coconut icon_sad.gif

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