Donut Cake... Question

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 4 Jun 2009 , 5:56pm by ZAKIA6

mindy1204 Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 8:59pm
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I am thinking of making this cake for a staff meeting Tuesday morning. I thought since the meeting was at 8:30 the donut theme would be good. My question is what can I use for the pink "frosting" other than fondant. I saw a few other photos where they used royal icing. How do you pour that one so it doesnt cover the donut completely.

TIA


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6 replies
crystalina1977 Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 10:29pm
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i think i would use buttercream, microwave it a little bit until it's pourable.

Rylan Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 1:12pm
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That interesting about microwaving buttercream. I should give that a shot.

brincess_b Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 1:21pm
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you can use anything, royal, glace, chocolate, pouring fondant maybe (not used it)?
you just pour on a little, very carefully. too much icing too fast, and too much donut will get covered.
xx

2SchnauzerLady Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 1:22pm
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I've microwaved canned frostings to get that look - so microwaving homemade BC should work as well. Just nuke it in short spurts - I overdid one once and it came out too thin!

mindy1204 Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 5:45pm
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Thanks, I think I will try heating the BC.

ZAKIA6 Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 5:56pm
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maybe white choc ganache tinted pink or pink candy melts

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