Debbye27 Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 2:43pm
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I am making pull apart cupcakes....frosting them with buttercream as one....but then on top of the buttercream I am doing a design that is going to have stripes and patterns. I want it to look smooth and flawless....and was wondering if you could use flooding on the cake, if not what is the best way to decorate it - I haven't personally tried flooding before, so not sure if it dries too hard to be on top of cupcakes....but it looks like the perfect smooth texture I want to achieve....

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Debbye27 Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 3:37pm
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Reposting to see if anyone has any advice for me...
I've never flooded-and not sure if the consistancy is too hard for pull-apart cupcakes.....

heysugar504 Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 3:50pm
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You can do a large buttercream transfer. I think there is a tutorial on this site that shows how to do this with cupcakes.

poohsmomma Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 7:36pm
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Below is a link to a picture of a cupcake cake (pull apart cupcakes) that I did for my great nephew. I used a FBCT for the Spiderman character. Would this idea work for you?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hjscakes/3896527773/in/photostream

Debbye27 Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 7:42pm
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I love it!! Can you tell me how you did it?

poohsmomma Posted 12 Jan 2012 , 12:49am
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The spiderman is a FBCT like heysugar mentioned above. Here is a link to the tutorial here on CC.

http://cakecentral.com/tutorial/how-to-create-a-frozen-buttercream-transfer

If you need more help, let me know

Debbye27 Posted 12 Jan 2012 , 2:26pm
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Wow that's awesome!!!!! Thanks for sharing that with me! I can't wait to try it!

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