Display Cupcakes

Baking By Cookingkimber Updated 27 Oct 2010 , 12:46am by gingerbreadtogo

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Cookingkimber Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 8:47pm
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I want to make some display cupcakes so i bought some cupcake dummies (foam) and I was wondering what I can use for the frosting. I want to be able to keep them long term so I didn't want to use real buttercream. Any Ideas????

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adamsmom Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 8:51pm
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I'd use the same thing that the 4-Her's use for their cakes, which I believe is royal icing. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong icon_smile.gif

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sweetcakes Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 12:33am
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ithink its called permaice, its a display icing that can be washed. But when i make display cupcakes i use plain or old buttercream that i would otherwise be throwing away to decorate, then when its time to change out just scrape it off. Not sure if you can scrape permaice off.

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gingerbreadtogo Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 12:46am
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I would use royal icing. In the old days when I decorated a lot of cakes I used royal for dummies and they lasted years...

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