Attaching Fresh Pansies To A Cake

Decorating By Luann5 Updated 9 Apr 2009 , 1:53pm by PinkZiab

Luann5 Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 11:32am
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I need to put fresh pansies on a basket weave cake today. Do I just attach them with frosting like I would any other decoration?
Any idea how long the pansies will last? I'm assuming that they will last longer if we refridgerate cake. I have to do cake this morning but it won't be served until this evening.

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jmt1714 Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 1:34pm
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I'd use a posy pick for fresh flowers, and just insert them right before serving.

PinkZiab Posted 9 Apr 2009 , 1:53pm
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I know pansies are edible, but are the ones you have food-grade (pesticide free)? If so, then I would refrigerate and put them on as late as possible in the day with a little frosting and refrigerate the cake until serving). If they are NOT food-grade you'll most definitely need to create a barrier (flower picks, parchment, etc).

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