Fondant/gumpate With Bc

Decorating By ChiweenieChic Updated 7 May 2009 , 3:43pm by ThreeDGirlie

ChiweenieChic Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:09pm
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Do I need to use anything to attach fondant/gumpaste to buttercream, or will it stay put on it's own?

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TantalizingTreats Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:16pm
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if your buttercream is still "wet" you should be fine... but putting a small dab of water with a paintbrush on the back of your fondant/gumpast decoration will secure it better.

lomikesa Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:38pm
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You can also use a little dab of buttercream if the buttercream is dry on the cake.


ThreeDGirlie Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:43pm
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For striping, or flat dots, etc, I paint the back of the fondant with a TOUCH of water and stick it on. For a flower that sticks out from the cake I use a dab of buttercream.

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