PeggyMichel Posted 8 Oct 2012 , 2:17am
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I have an upcoming wedding cake that is to be iced with Swiss Meringue butter cream. Can I pipe royal icing accents on it? Will the royal hold up? Thanks

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FromScratchSF Posted 8 Oct 2012 , 3:11am
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Piping direct onto SMBC prevents your royal from firming up, and can make it actually run. Sorry, you'll need to switch to plan B!

KoryAK Posted 8 Oct 2012 , 6:41pm
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I have had a different experience - I pipe royal onto SMBC all the time with no issues. So we are basically no help at all. lol

I'd say it probably has a lot to do with your environment and royal recipe. I am in Alaska so it's pretty dry and my royal is just whites and powdered sugar to consistency.

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