Do I Need A Icing Dam With Sbmc Filling?

Decorating By PinkLisa Updated 30 Aug 2009 , 7:42pm by Deb_

PinkLisa Posted 30 Aug 2009 , 7:27pm
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I plan to crumb coat and fill my cakes with SBMC and then cover with fondant. Do I need an icing dam? If so, should I use a stiff buttercream? Or can I thicken up the SBMC? Thanks for your help in advance.

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Deb_ Posted 30 Aug 2009 , 7:42pm
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Not necessarily. When I fill my tiers with the icing I'll be using I never dam, I just don't fill right to the edge, I leave about a 1/4" margin.

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