Has Anyone Put Fondant Over The Hersheys Chocolate Icing?

Decorating By Pearl645 Updated 11 Jun 2012 , 1:17am by KathysCC

Pearl645 Posted 9 Jun 2012 , 9:42pm
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So I tried the Hersheys Perfectly Chocolate icing recipe last night and was very impressed. I always used my wilton BC recipe and added cocoa powder and chocolate syrup to it and of course never got a dark chocolate icing. Always light brown.

Has anyone iced their cakes in the Hersheys Perfectly Chocolate icing and then successfully covered their cake in fondant? What results did you get? I like that the chocolate icing sets very quickly and didnt melt with the heat.

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fcakes Posted 9 Jun 2012 , 10:46pm
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The hersheys recipe is like any other choc buttercream frosting so I don't think there should be a problem with putting fondant over it icon_smile.gif

Pearl645 Posted 10 Jun 2012 , 3:53am
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Okay thanks

KathysCC Posted 11 Jun 2012 , 1:17am
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I have. I use the old Hershey's chocolate icing recipe. I notice that chocolate icing seems to dry out and crust more quickly than regular buttercream. To make sure the fondant sticks I either spray the whole chocolate iced cake with water before applying the fondant or paint it with gumpaste glue.

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