Is There Are Recipe For Crumb Coat??

Decorating By FavorChoc Updated 6 Aug 2009 , 1:26pm by Donnagardner

FavorChoc Posted 6 Aug 2009 , 12:16pm
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I am using cream cheese frosting and wondering what to use for the crumb coat and does it have to dry before the cream cheese icing is applied?

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PinkZiab Posted 6 Aug 2009 , 12:37pm
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A crumb coat is just a thinnish layer of icing/frosting applied to the cake to seal in the crumbs before applying the final coat. It is usually done in the same icing as the final coat. When I do a crumb coat I do allow it to "set" (in the fridge--I do not use a crusting buttercream) before adding the final coat.

BlackFlour Posted 6 Aug 2009 , 1:07pm
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Can you use a crusting buttercream for a crumb coat if you're using a crusting buttercream for your cake?

Donnagardner Posted 6 Aug 2009 , 1:26pm
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Yes you can use a crusting buttercream.

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