Getting Dragees To Stick

Decorating By chris93chris93 Updated 16 Jul 2009 , 6:28pm by idgalpal

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chris93chris93 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 10:13pm
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I am needing advice on how to get these little things to stick to my butter cream frosting??? I'm decorating the sides of a 4 layer square cake with these and have to make sure they stay !!! any help i would be greatful thanks

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lynseyg2002 Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 2:57pm
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I pipe a tiny dot of RI on the cake first so it acts as a glue and stick the dragee to that. HTH

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suz3 Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 3:05pm
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I just used a dot of buttercream

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BeeBoos-8599_ Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 5:14pm
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I cant get them to stick to fondant. Any advise?

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Cheyanne25 Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 5:18pm
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For fondant I just put a little dab of water with a paintbrush where I'm going to put the dragee. I find putting the water on the dragee itself can cause the colour to run off.

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solascakes Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 5:24pm
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Apart from water or frosting i also use piping gel,tiny dot wait for it to dry a little,plus its transparent.

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idgalpal Posted 16 Jul 2009 , 6:28pm
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I use a teeny dot of RI

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