Urgent Help Needed. Waiting To Do This Part.// Adding Rhinestones To Buttercream Cake Topper Only ( Will Not Be Eaten) How To Add Them?

Decorating By Brendabeeper Updated 2 Mar 2013 , 11:24pm by Brendabeeper

Brendabeeper Posted 1 Mar 2013 , 2:17am
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Addind a small 4 inch cake topper , Mom wants crystal rhinestones scattered on it,   Do I add them before the buttercream crusts?  ( this topper will not be eaten .. spoke to mom about the dangers of someone swallowing them )   I am going to up late finishing this tonight ,. Delivery is very early in the morning.  Please help .... need your experiences on this?   Thank you in advance

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cheatize Posted 1 Mar 2013 , 4:33am
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If you wait until the buttercream crusts, the rhinestones won't stick.

Annabakescakes Posted 1 Mar 2013 , 4:37am
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A tiny dot of piping gel will help too. It sort of helps keep your fingers out of the way while you apply them too. Once the gel hits the cake, let go, and press with the end of your pinky.

Brendabeeper Posted 2 Mar 2013 , 11:24pm
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thank you ladies,  I was a bit nervous due to concerned if anyone in error eats one.  but did inform cake customer of dangers.    Cake turned out great , thanks for all your help




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