Cake Design Transfers

Baking By sonia01 Updated 31 Dec 2009 , 12:58am by niccicola

sonia01 Posted 30 Dec 2009 , 4:51pm
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I want to make a cake with a design transfer using the wax paper and icing. The only problem is I've never done it before! Do I have to use butter cream icing or can I use any icing? If I have to use butter cream icing, how do I get different I need to use food coloring? Any tips would be appreciated icon_smile.gif

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nhbakingmom Posted 30 Dec 2009 , 6:25pm
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Hi - I think buttercream would give the best look. Fondant can be tricky. You would need to use piping gel for the image transfer and following directions at:

niccicola Posted 31 Dec 2009 , 12:58am
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I like to use chocolate wafers and pipe them as you would icing. It dries quicker and it's easier to move around. I find that frozen BC transfers stick all too often to the wax paper and break easily.

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