Real Ribbon On Fondant Covered Cake...

Decorating By The_Sugar_Fairy Updated 26 Aug 2009 , 11:44am by lapazlady

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The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 2:52am
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Hey all! Quick question.. can you put real ribbon on a fondant covered cake without any problems (sitting right against the fondant)? I know that when you put real ribbon on bc cakes, it can cause a problem with the grease staining the ribbon. Thanks!

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selfconclusion12 Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 5:22am
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I put real ribbon on a fondant tier cake and it worked wonderfully!!

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kricket Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 5:42am
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I do it all the time. Instead of securing the ribbon with a dab of icing (which always leaves a mark, in my opinion), I cut the ribbon end on an angle, then secure it with a pretty pearl-tipped straight pin. This is in the back, of course, but it looks very pretty.

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Sweet-Treats Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 11:33am
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I use real ribbon on fondant too but I attach it at the ends with icing. When I use icing all around it looks messy.

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lapazlady Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 11:44am
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I don't use any grease in the fondant so the ribbon stays clean. A dab of RI will secure it.

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