Edible Pics And Fondant

Decorating By byakuya_senbonzakura Updated 25 Apr 2010 , 7:35am by SpecialtyCakesbyKelli

byakuya_senbonzakura Posted 24 Apr 2010 , 9:29pm
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do you have to have fondant under edible pictures on a three layer cake?

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JenniferMI Posted 24 Apr 2010 , 9:52pm
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No,the pics can be placed right on to buttercream icing, but in my opinion, even if I had an iced cake, I would make some thin fondant and adhere the pics to that. You can do this by slightly dampening the fondant, SLIGHTLY, and sticking the photos on, then leave a small border of fondant by trimming around them. I think this looks really professional.

Hope this helps -

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icingimages Posted 25 Apr 2010 , 1:59am
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You can put edible pictures on just about anything that is smooth an has some dampness to it. If it is not damp, dampen it with a damp paper towel or a fine mist of water.

SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 25 Apr 2010 , 7:35am
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I've put mine on fondant and on buttercream. If you are putting it on a color icing, I would back it with a thin layer of fondant like Jennifer suggested. I use piping gel.

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