Butter Cream Roses

Decorating By ambermbauman Updated 10 May 2010 , 1:30am by indydebi

ambermbauman Posted 9 May 2010 , 7:22pm
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How long does it take for butter cream roses to dry so they won't crush when I try to pick them up?

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tmac670 Posted 9 May 2010 , 7:57pm
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If you let them air dry for a few hours you will will be able to pick them up (very carefully). If I have a lot of roses to do- I like to do them a few days ahead of time to give the color time to cure and give them additional time to crust.

Ballymena Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:15am
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Put them in the freezer and you will be able to use them in about 15 min.

indydebi Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:30am
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HEre is a thread with add'l info on BC roses, including a more detailed explanation of why air drying works well, and the caution needed when working with frozen icing roses: http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-676696-air.html

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