What Is The Best Way To Put Satin Ribbon On A Fondant Covere

Decorating By ConfectionsbyCourtney Updated 5 Nov 2009 , 7:39pm by Britt-K

ConfectionsbyCourtney Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 5:15pm
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I am making a 4 tiered fondant covered wedding cake next week. It will have 7/8" black satin ribbon on it. I have heard about backing it with wax paper or contact paper. What is the best method and do I even need to do this? Thanks for your help!
PS...This is also my first wedding cake! Im very nervous!

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idgalpal Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 5:26pm
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If the cake is covered in fondant, you don't need to back the ribbon with wax paper/contact paper. I think the wax paper method is used if your frosting is buttercream. I use a little double stick tape on the back of the ribbon, and it sticks just fine to fondant.
Good luck on you first wedding cake!!

creations Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 7:22pm
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i jsut double stick tape and toothpick , just let them know u used toothpick ,.

Britt-K Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 7:39pm
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I just wet my fondant a little bit where the ribbon will be and then use little royal icing dots and put the ribbon over top. Sticks really well for me.

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