Which Comes First?

Decorating By pastryqueen9 Updated 3 Sep 2011 , 2:10am by pastryqueen9

pastryqueen9 Posted 2 Sep 2011 , 2:22pm
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I'm still working on the wedding cake and have a quick question. Which comes first...quilting and drageees or stacking?

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sillywabbitz Posted 2 Sep 2011 , 2:37pm
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I quilt before I stack and then I pop the cake in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes to set the buttercream firm enough to stack without messing up the impression.

Then when you attach the dragees, you generally need a bit of glue behind them. Either a small dot of buttercream or piping gel will hold the dragee.

That's just my preference. I'm sure the professionals will pipe inicon_smile.gif

kakeladi Posted 2 Sep 2011 , 2:41pm
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Yup............what she ^^ said icon_smile.gif

pinkpiggie78 Posted 2 Sep 2011 , 3:02pm
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I third

pastryqueen9 Posted 3 Sep 2011 , 2:10am
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Thank you!!!

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