Topsy Turvy...crusting Or Non Crusting Bc

Decorating By Normita Updated 13 May 2009 , 11:57am by Loucinda

Normita Posted 12 May 2009 , 3:59am
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I am doing a TT, and I am not sure if I need to use a crusting BC or can I use a non crusting BC?? I know not to use a whip cream because of the sliding issue. What is best to use??

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Loucinda Posted 12 May 2009 , 11:54am
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I have done 2 of them recently - both in crusting buttercream. I just ice and smooth each layer before stacking - just make sure you cut the hole large enough for the next layer to fit down into!

Here is a pic of the first one I did:

Normita Posted 13 May 2009 , 3:44am
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Thanks Loucinda....any other suggestions out there?

Loucinda Posted 13 May 2009 , 11:57am
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I just wanted to say if you want to have the "sharp" edges on the cakes - the best medium to do them in is fondant. I didn't want those edges on mine, so it wasn't a big deal to me.

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