Can I Put White Buttercream Over A Choc Iced Cake?

Decorating By sillywabbitz Updated 21 May 2010 , 12:38am by chelseak

sillywabbitz Posted 18 May 2010 , 7:26pm
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So I really want to do the debbie brown laundry machine cake for a graduation. However, they're pretty anti-fondant and I'm making a choc snickers cake. I would like to ice the cake in choc frosting and then go over it with white frosting.

I'm assuming I would have to freeze or chill heavily the choc frosted cake to be able to go over it with white frosting. Has anyone ever done this?

I know I should use fondant for the look but they're pretty anti-fondant. That said she'll let me do what I want when it comes down to it.

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Sweet_Guys Posted 20 May 2010 , 10:38pm
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That's what I would do....However, do you really need the chocolate frosting over the cake? Why not just crumb coat in white and then go over that in white?


chelseak Posted 21 May 2010 , 12:38am
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I would crumb coat it, put it in the fridge for a bit then slather on a whole bunch of nice white icing icon_smile.gif

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