Rolled Buttercream

Decorating By Mean Updated 8 Mar 2009 , 6:09pm by CakeMommy3

Mean Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 2:39pm
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icon_smile.gif What is the difference in using Rolled Buttercream over Fondant? What is the advantage of the Rolled Buttercream over Fondant?

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QueenOfSweets Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 4:47pm
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I've used both rolled buttercream and Satin Ice fondant on cakes. Personally, I love the Satin Ice fondant and hate working with the rolled buttercream. I find that the rolled buttercream is greasier, has a glossier finish, and tears much more easily. I do still use rolled buttercream for some accents on buttercream cakes.

CakeMommy3 Posted 8 Mar 2009 , 6:09pm
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I have tried desperately to use rolled buttercream with no luck at actually covering a cake with it icon_sad.gif Well, I actually covered one, but then it all kinda melted/slid off the cake over the next couple of hours. Luckily it was just a practice cake. I like to use it to decorate cookies, but I love MMF or MFF for cakes.

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