Ribbon On Buttercream

Decorating By TracyGreen Updated 8 May 2009 , 8:52pm by suzannette

TracyGreen Posted 8 May 2009 , 8:26pm
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I was wondering if someone could tell me how to use ribbon on buttercream? The times I have tried the grease soaked into it and discolored it. Most of the prople I make cakes for don't like fondant. Help Please!!!!

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Angie1968 Posted 8 May 2009 , 8:36pm
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I have only done this a couple of time so far. I spray PAM on the back side of the ribbon and rub it into the ribbon to keep it from soaking up the grease. Then I attach it to the cake. Hope this helps.

BJ Posted 8 May 2009 , 8:38pm
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Ribbon on buttercream - most people put some sort of clear tape on the backside of the ribbon before applying to the cake to help as a barrier to eliminate the grease from absorbing onto the ribbon. I hope this helps you. If you search the posts for "ribbons" you'll get alot of hits on the subject. thumbs_up.gif

suzannette Posted 8 May 2009 , 8:52pm
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i was going to suggest the same as BJ...that is what my aunt does and instructed me to do if i ever had one with ribbon. Clear packing tape works great for this and it just comes right off the cake for serving.

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