How Do I Fix My Buttercream

Decorating By kimmyboo925 Updated 23 May 2009 , 1:20am by bakingatthebeach

kimmyboo925 Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:07pm
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my buttercream is not sticking to the cake

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Criola Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:13pm
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Could it be the cake itself? did you have it in the fride or freezer, prior?

tiggy2 Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:14pm
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If your BC is too thick it may not stick and if the cake is frozen it may not stick. Without knowing what you're working with it's hard to say.

kimmyboo925 Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:29pm
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Hey guys... sorry i had kids in each hand... I made the buttercream.. as I always do... but this batch seems to be rolling off the cakes... can i fix it by adding more butter maybe... I made it yesterday.. can i throw it back in the mixer and add more now?

tiggy2 Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:36pm
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How stiff is it?

bakingatthebeach Posted 23 May 2009 , 1:20am
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Did you crumb coat the cake? If not, that might help it adhere.

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