Refrigerating Sugarpaste Flowers??

Decorating By MustardSeed Updated 20 Mar 2011 , 1:44am by Elcee

MustardSeed Posted 19 Mar 2011 , 10:06pm
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I am learning (self taught) to make sugar flowers. Currently I am making hybrid tea roses, variety 'Peace,' and pansies. Trying different techniques; painting with color dust/alcohol mixture and dry on gumpaste (for a velvety effect)).

Question - can I put flowers on a cake that will be picked up on Friday, refrigerated, and not be presented until Sunday. I use toothpicks to place the flowers individually on the cake so wire never touches the cake.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Donna

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Elcee Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 1:44am
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I've refrigerated cakes with with gumpaste flowers on buttercream for up to 24 hours and the flowers were fine so I think you'll be ok. Does the cake really need to be refrigerated, though? I only refrigerate when the filling is perishable, or if I've used a meringue BC.

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