First Time Putting Fondant On Buttercreme

Decorating By JanessaJo Updated 10 Jun 2011 , 10:56pm by PandaMin77

JanessaJo Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 4:19pm
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Doing a mario brothers cake frosted in buttercreme, but the cut outs are fondant. Never dont this before and just wondering if there are any dos or don'ts I should know? Im scared the cut outs are going to slide down the cake!

thanks for your help!

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leah_s Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 4:30pm
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Nope. Just slap 'em on there before the icing crusts.

jennifer22780 Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 4:32pm
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ive actually never put fondant on bc, but i assume it would be fine as ive seen m any people do it! i am completely guessing, but my guess is that you would eithe rhave to put decor on before the BC crusts OR youd have to wait until it crusts and use water or a gumglue. not so sure.... hopefully someone else knows the answer!

JanessaJo Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 4:32pm
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what if i need it to crust so i can smooth it out first?

TexasSugar Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 5:25pm
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Very, Very lightly wet the back of the piece. You can use water, vanilla, piping gel, or corn syrup. You can also use buttercream.

PandaMin77 Posted 10 Jun 2011 , 10:56pm
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I made half half gumpaste/ fondant molds and they are still a bit soft is it ok to put them on the cake? or should i be waiting until just before it is due?

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