Royal Of Buttercream?

Decorating By Elaine2581 Updated 2 May 2010 , 7:33am by Ballymena

Elaine2581 Posted 1 May 2010 , 11:53pm
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I'm planning to make a 4 tiered cake with buttercream frosting; two tiers will have French dots and the other two will have scrolls. Which would you use: royal or buttercream for the scrolls and dots? Thanks for your help.

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jillycakes Posted 2 May 2010 , 12:06am
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I use BC for both scrolls and dots, but I mix in a good amount of light corn syrup to the BC before I pipe. Makes it go on more smoothly and lessens the liklihood of breaks in the BC. Good luck!

Ballymena Posted 2 May 2010 , 7:33am
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Piping gel works well without making the icing too thin.

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