Display Cupcakes

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

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

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.

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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