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.

 

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

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

 

Thanks

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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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