Smoothing A Cake

Decorating By ginny71356 Updated 11 Jan 2010 , 11:45pm by JanH

ginny71356 Posted 11 Jan 2010 , 11:27pm
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how can i use the viva paper towel method? i ve been letting my husband use the hot water trick and large spatular.but sometimes he's not here to help! please respond asap!! thanks! ginny

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aundrea Posted 11 Jan 2010 , 11:33pm
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hello ginny- and welcome to CC
im not sure i understand your question.....why cant you do the viva paper towel method?
have you ever tried it-can you husband show you so you are able to do it alone?

ginny71356 Posted 11 Jan 2010 , 11:37pm
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never used the paper towel method. would like to know how! thanks!!! ginny

JanH Posted 11 Jan 2010 , 11:45pm
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Here's a how-to on the Viva paper towel method:
(Must use a crusting buttercream.)

http://cakecentral.com/articles/71/how-to-create-faux-fondant-the-paper-smoothing-towel-method-viva

Melvira method (above method & uses foam paint roller):
(Must use a crusting buttercream.)

http://cakecentral.com/articles/126/quick-easy-smooth-icing-using-a-roller-melvira-method

HTH

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