Decorating A Fondant Cake

Decorating By TheHeat Updated 7 Sep 2009 , 6:45am by xstitcher

TheHeat Posted 7 Sep 2009 , 5:18am
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Any Help would be appreciated...
I am making my first wedding cake and was going to decorate the fondant with scroll work and dots. Basically a different pattern for each teir.
I was wondering if it was best to use buttercream or royal icing to decorate on top of fondant?

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Rose_N_Crantz Posted 7 Sep 2009 , 5:23am
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whatever you're more comfortable working with. I've always used buttercream, but others here are more comfortable with royal icing.

xstitcher Posted 7 Sep 2009 , 6:45am
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If it was really intricate detail like lace I'd say RI but as it scrolls and dots you'll be piping it shouldn't matter either way. I personally prefer to use BC because I usually have it handy because I don't use RI as much.

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