Wedding Cake Flowers

Decorating By cturton Updated 3 Jun 2012 , 10:39pm by kakeladi

cturton Posted 3 Jun 2012 , 5:37pm
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I need to make a wedding cake and am wondering what the best frosting recipe is for making white roses. I want to make them in advance and would like them to harden slightly. I am not interested in using fondant as I am very unfamiliar with it. Thanks in advance for reading and responding.

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Unlimited Posted 3 Jun 2012 , 10:32pm
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Any ol' buttercream recipe will do. Just make sure you stiffen it up with extra powdered sugar so the petals don't droop.

kakeladi Posted 3 Jun 2012 , 10:39pm
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I prefered to make 99% of my flowers with b'cream. If you use a crusting b'cream recipe make sure it is on the stiff consistency side. If you let them dry at least overnight at room temp, UNcovered, they should be firm enough to handle w/just a bit of care.

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