Cream cheese Frosting underneath the fondant?

Decorating By jenie Updated 22 Feb 2013 , 3:55am by melanie-1221

jenie Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:42am
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Hi Guys,

 

Is it ok to use cream cheese frosting underneath the fondant? what about whipped cream?

 

Thanks,

 

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4 replies
savannahquinn Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:56am
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I find cream cheese frosting to be too soft to put under fondant.  I have never done whipped cream under fondant but in my opinion it would not be a good choice. I don't think it would be stable enough to support the fondant on a cake. 

jenie Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 10:02pm
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Jchoi1584 Posted 22 Feb 2013 , 3:15am
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AI just learned the hard way but it was challenging to cover a cream cheese frosting - covered cake. The frosting and fondant stuck immediately, so I couldn't even re-adjust the fondant. Next time, I would fill the cake with cream cheese frosting and crumb coat with buttercream. I agree with savannahquinn regarding whipped cream... Not stable enough.

melanie-1221 Posted 22 Feb 2013 , 3:55am
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I just started using cream cheese icing under fondant. I was always concerned about food safety. I was directed to the cream cheese icing on the Texas Cottage Food Law page, I tried this on my last cake and it worked wonderfully!

I did add additional powdered sugar to make it more of a butter cream and not a glossy cream cheese icing.

This is the recipe

http://www.texascottagefoodlaw.com/Resources/Recipes/TraditionalCreamCheeseFrosting.aspx

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