How Much In Advance Can You Put An Edible Image On A Bc Cake

Decorating By VS8894 Updated 28 Feb 2011 , 12:49am by cupadeecakes

VS8894 Posted 25 Feb 2011 , 10:44pm
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I was wondering how long in advance can you put an edible image on a buttercream cake? I didn't know if it would absorb it after awhile or not?


Thanks in advance,


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tami517a Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 9:54pm
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I have placed an edible image on BC more than 24 hours before the cake was served and it was fine. It is important that the cake doesn't bend or shift because that will create cracks in the softened transfer. Hope that helps!

cupadeecakes Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 12:49am
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If I am ever worried about bleeding or need to put an edibel image on a cake very early I will always place the image on a thin piece of fondant/gumpaste/modeling chocolate.

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