Can I Cover A Store Bought Cake With Fondant?

Decorating By peony421 Updated 18 Jun 2009 , 5:56am by AngelFood4

peony421 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 2:24pm
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I'm sorry if this is a really stupid questions. I happen to LOVE the cakes from Costco. I would like to purchase one of these cakes for my son's 1st birthday. I would ask them to just frost the cake in their buttercream frosting so that I can cover it with fondant. Would this work? I just would love to decorate the cake myself. Thanks for reading!

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dacakeldy Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 2:30pm
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You bought the cake so you can do anything you like with it. If the buttercream is a little dry just give it a light spray with water or karo mixed wtih water so the fondant will stick. Just barely damp not wet.

GayeG Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 2:31pm
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Absolutly - why not?! Sounds like a good time saver too icon_wink.gif

PS .. There are NO dumb questions!

peony421 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 3:50pm
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Thanks so much for your replies...I appreciate the advise!

AngelFood4 Posted 18 Jun 2009 , 5:56am
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It works perfectly fine. I bought a carrot cake from Costco w/o the decorations, carved it into a round and decorated it with fondant. You can see it on my pics...its the bottom tier of the pink polka dot shower cake.
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