ericapraga Posted 26 Jun 2013 , 6:38pm
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I am using Lucks edible images (the designer prints) for the side of my cake for the first time and it is not working!

 

I have tried freezing the images (in and out of a ziplock) for 30 seconds to 1.5 hours.

I have tried holding the image near hot and boiling water to try to soften it.

I have tried to soften it and then place it in the freezer.

I have rubbed it over a curved edge table and a sharp edge table.

I have tried lifting it up with a knife and a spatula.

I have tried all of these things in different orders and together.

 

So far nothing has worked!

 

I am using the 3" tall zebra print. Also, the images did not come in a silver bag, they were in a ziplock type bag, bought from Global Sugar Art.

 

PLEASE HELP! SUGGESTIONS!!!!

 

This cake is due at 8pm on Friday!!!!

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auntginn Posted 26 Jun 2013 , 7:10pm
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in my opinion, the problem was when you steamed the sheet.  In my experience the frosting sheets need to be exposed to dry heat.

 

Try using a hair blower on low settings.  See if by blowing it dry it hardens enough to remove the backing.

 

Sorry your having such a hard time.

ericapraga Posted 26 Jun 2013 , 10:00pm
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YES!!!!!!

 

The hair dryer did it! Oh thank you so much!!!!  I was about to trash all of them and go get some black frosting sheets and just cut stripes!

 

Thanks!!!!!
 

auntginn Posted 26 Jun 2013 , 10:27pm
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Your welcome, glad I could help.

auntginn Posted 26 Jun 2013 , 10:29pm
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By the way, where are you at?  Do you normally have humidity problems?  These are things to consider with frosting sheets.

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