Impression Mat And Royal Icing?

Baking By Pepwei Updated 23 Sep 2009 , 4:23pm by shiney

Pepwei Posted 20 Sep 2009 , 11:07pm
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Hi!

I purchased an impression mat and would like to use it to design nfsc. The package says I can use buttercream and fondant. Question is, can i use it on royal icing too? I'd like to use Antonia's royal icing but i'm not sure if i can use an impression mat on it.

Help!

Thanks for your help guys!

3 replies
dandelion56602 Posted 20 Sep 2009 , 11:44pm
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Hmmmm. I think the window to use them would be very small. The thing is once RI crusts over enough to be able to use it you run the risk of cracking the icing. Maybe some one has used them w/ success & can help you more.

You can use rolled buttercream or marshmallow rolled buttercream & use the mat. With the MRBC it's not as greasy & I just LOVE it.

backermeister Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 3:54pm
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I wouldn't use the impression mat on RI. When it is soft the impressions will dissappear and once it has set you will have cracks. But they do work great on fondant, gumpaste, pastillage, and modeling chocolate.hth

shiney Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 4:23pm
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I agree with dandelion, RBC would be a great use, and it tastes yummy on cookies

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