Royal Icing On Ribbon?

Decorating By KTB4 Updated 15 Jul 2010 , 8:58pm by KTB4

KTB4 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 8:10pm
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Does royal icing stain real ribbon?

I'm doing a cake with real ribbon around the base and have been asked to pipe dots above and below it. I'm wondering if it will be okay to still use real ribbon or if I shoudl think about switching to fondant?

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Kitagrl Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 8:17pm
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No, the grease in buttercream is what stains the real ribbon...royal icing has no grease in it, so it won't do anything to the ribbon.

Good luck!

KTB4 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 8:58pm
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Yahoo!!! Totally the answer I was hoping for icon_biggrin.gif

I figured it would be that but thought I'd check with the experts icon_biggrin.gif

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