princesscatt Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 2:15am
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I know this is a stupid question but can you use swiss meringue buttercream under fondant? I have never used swiss meringue but I would like to try it out and possibly start using it instead of my traditional American buttercream just not sure if it holds up as well?

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FromScratchSF Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 3:53am
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Yes!

princesscatt Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 5:52pm
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Great! I made a quick seven min frosting and it was divine so I'm excited to try the buttercream. I hate covering cakes with fondant but I'm using isomalt and I am afraid the moisture in the icing will affect my flowers.

Any good Swiss meringue recipes I can try?

FromScratchSF Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 5:56pm
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http://fromscratchsf.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/tutorial-swiss-meringue-buttercream/

Here you go!

AZCouture Posted 17 Jan 2012 , 6:31pm
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Every cake, every time! Good luck!

princesscatt Posted 18 Jan 2012 , 1:01am
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Thanks girls...your cakes are absolutely gorgeous by the way!! I keep practicing so I can be as good!!!

KoryAK Posted 18 Jan 2012 , 1:08am
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Just to be clear, yes to swiss meringue buttercream, but unknown and probably no to swiss meringue.

CarolinaGirlAsh Posted 18 Jan 2012 , 2:15am
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I would just like to say that even though I already knew how to make SMB I loved reading the tutorial! It was hilarious and all together fabulous! Thanks for posting that! Fromscratchsf!

lrlt2000 Posted 19 Jan 2012 , 3:12pm
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Yes, FromScratch, thank you for your tutorial--it's much more entertaining than the one I've been using LOL! (Except, I do Italian icon_biggrin.gif ).

FromScratchSF Posted 19 Jan 2012 , 4:55pm

Welcome! I try to be teh funny. Sometimes it works, most times no bueno, but that doesn't stop me!!!

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