Fondant Decoration On Buttercream. Frosting.. Can I Put The Deco + Cake In The Refrigerator?

Decorating By liyana Updated 25 Sep 2013 , 6:15pm by FrostedMoon

liyana Posted 25 Sep 2013 , 1:52pm
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Hello, I am a student in Moscow, Russia. At this side of the world, it's really hard for me to get fondant & gumpaste. So, what I do is I buy them from my hometown..Malaysia. I would like to know, how do I decorate my cake with fondant figures on my buttercream frosted cake? coz what happen is, when i leave my frosted cake on te refrigerator and added my fondant decos after..put them back in the fridge overnight, my fondant will become sweaty! what should I really do? hope anyone from here can help me with this huge problem ! thanks !

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uncchick1205 Posted 25 Sep 2013 , 3:01pm
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From what I was told...the cake needs to come to room temperature before putting the dec. and fondant on... when you put in fridge and take out..it starts to "Sweat" due to condensation

uncchick1205 Posted 25 Sep 2013 , 3:02pm
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Also, the fondant and gumpaste don't need to be refridgerated

liyana Posted 25 Sep 2013 , 6:10pm
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but after i put the fondant decos.. should i put the cake back to the refrigerator?

FrostedMoon Posted 25 Sep 2013 , 6:15pm
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ANo need to put it in the fridge unless the cake filling needs to be refrigerated.

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