Cupcake ?

Decorating By CakeBakingGurl Updated 4 May 2009 , 2:40pm by brincess_b

CakeBakingGurl Posted 2 May 2009 , 8:30pm
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I have to make cupcakes for a wedding. The bride wants smooth butercream. I thought I remember seeing a recipe for a type of icing you can dip the cupcake in and it makes it pretty and smooth.. Not sure I could totally be dreaming this up lol!!

Any help or tips would be Greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance

3 replies
shanna_banana Posted 2 May 2009 , 9:51pm
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You can find "rolled buttercream" in the recipe section. Perhaps you could cut out circles and attach them with a regular buttercream.

I know the technique you are referring to, but not sure what it is. Maybe liquid fondant? (check recipe section)

I know I keep saying check the recipe section, but it's because I know it's there. Sometimes it takes a while to find it, so try doing a "search". If I find a recipe that I think will work for you, I'll come back and post it. Good Luck! thumbs_up.gif

shanna_banana Posted 2 May 2009 , 10:03pm
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OK, here's a rolled buttercream fondant that looks like it might work for you:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake_recipe-7471-3-Rolled-Buttercream-Fondant.html

I just re-read your post and the part about "the bride wants smooth buttercream". My other suggestion is to use a crusting buttercream with the Viva papertowel method. Here is the link:

http://www.cakecentral.com/article10-How-To-Create-Faux-Fondant-The-Paper-Towel-Method----Viva.html

Good luck!

brincess_b Posted 4 May 2009 , 2:40pm
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i think you are thinking of poured fondant, it is really pretty. you can also use glace icing, mmmmm.
smoothing bc on a cupcake... well, id say charge more! i couldnt be bothered, id encourage her towards something faster and easier. although i guess its the same as anything, once you have a routine you'd be fine. maybe ask her about a swirl of bc, or a fondant (or rolled bc? never tried it) circle.
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