Will This Fondant Decoration Stick To A Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By louglou Updated 2 Oct 2013 , 9:19pm by ttaunt

louglou Posted 2 Oct 2013 , 8:41pm
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I'm making a rainbow cake covered in sky blue buttercream with green fondant grass and flowers up the sides (and a standing up rainbow on the top). I was thinking of making the grass in one long green ribbon like this but deeper.




Will this stick to the buttercream along with lots of fondant flowers and butterflies?

If so, how long in advance can I apply it?



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ttaunt Posted 2 Oct 2013 , 8:53pm
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I just finishe a crusting buttercream cake and I applied black fondant zebra stripes to it before it crusted and it worked beautifully. The stripes I made were similar is size as your grass. You shouldn't have a problem with it if you apply them before buttercream is crusted.

louglou Posted 2 Oct 2013 , 9:15pm
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Thanks for replying ttaunt.


I was hoping to do the buttercream the night before applying the fondant as I only have a couple of hours each night free and I am new to cake decorating so everything takes me a long time. :oops:


How would I stick fondant decorations to crusted buttercream? Or would that not work?

ttaunt Posted 2 Oct 2013 , 9:19pm
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just slightly dampen the back of the fondant and press lightly onto cake that should work also

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