hi, I have a quick question.. have a cake for Friday that is all white BC and has small black buttercream dots on the cake with some other black accents. Do you think that I could use black dragees in the place of the black buttercream dots without them bleeding on the white BC? If so, would you attempt it or do you think it would be a big PITA to do? Thanks for the input!! April
No way...if it were me, I would definitely do the buttercream dots. It would be much less time consuming than hand placing dragees onto the cake. Just my opinion...
I think I've read before when putting Black BC decorations on White BC, make sure the white buttercream crusts first to help prevent the black bleeding onto the white. I agree that piping would be easier (and less of a mess) than dealing with drages.
I also vote for BC dots. WAY faster!!
I agree, definitely the buttercream. I did a white cake with black dots last summer and it held up fine in hot outdoor weather. No bleeding at all. Just make sure you use a crusting buttercream.
BC all the way. the dragees would be a real PITA. they'd look nice and everything but no way.