Feel Stupid Asking This About Piping Gel

Decorating By lovenintheoven Updated 28 Jul 2010 , 4:41pm by Kiddiekakes

lovenintheoven Posted 28 Jul 2010 , 3:53pm
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In the years now that I have been making cakes, I have NEVER used piping gel. I am anticilating using it tomorrow for an ocean cake that is being consumed Friday. It will sit on top of fondant, and be refrigerated for most of the time until the party (outdoors but in the shade, not overly hot). How does it hold? Thanx!

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lisamenz Posted 28 Jul 2010 , 4:07pm
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It will hold up very well. If its on top of the cake. They only thing you have to be concerned about with piping gel (Wilton Brand) is if you use it on the sides of the cake, that brand will slide down your cake usually. I have went to White Stokes piping gel, and really love it. You can put it any where on the cake and it will stay there. Hope this helps, Happy Cake Decorating thumbs_up.gif

Kiddiekakes Posted 28 Jul 2010 , 4:41pm
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Don't make the homemade recipe either with knox gelatin..I used it for a golf cake and when I go up in the morning the gell all seeped into the cake..Good thing it was for my Dad..Too runny I think!! Others have reported the same thing...

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