Satin Ice?

Decorating By cacakes Updated 15 Jun 2010 , 1:22am by cacakes

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cacakes Posted 14 Jun 2010 , 5:39pm
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I'm making a buttercream cake with Satin Ice accent decorations in a couple weeks. I just found out the cake will have to outside for over 4 hours! icon_cry.gif Does anyone know if the fondant will make it that long? I plan on using Indydebi's buttercream recipe so I know that will last! Just not sure about the fondant. I pray that it's not hot and humid that day!

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Marianna46 Posted 14 Jun 2010 , 5:44pm
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I live in a very hot and humid place, and I use Satin Ice a lot. I "weather" proof it by adding a little extra powdered sugar (about 1/2 cup per pound of SI) and a little CMC (about 1/4 tsp. per pound). I haven't had any problems yet, but the outdoor cakes have always been in the shade. I don't think anything will withstand direct sunlight. HTH!

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sweettreat101 Posted 14 Jun 2010 , 7:52pm
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Fondarific is supposed to with stand up to 125 degrees. They do state that you need to keep it out of direct sunlight.

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cacakes Posted 15 Jun 2010 , 1:22am
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I assume it will be under a tent so that shouldn't be a problem. Thanks for your replies!! icon_smile.gif

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