Sticking 2D Gumpaste Figures On Buttercream At The Sides Of A Cake

Decorating By cake style Updated 29 May 2014 , 6:41am by cake style

cake style Posted 28 May 2014 , 10:50pm
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AHas anyone any tips for sticking 2D gumpaste figures on buttercream coat at the sides of a cake. Once I tried but after dome time the 2D figures slided down a bit leaving their color on my white buttercream. Thsnks god it was just a trial and it was for my children.

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AZCouture Posted 28 May 2014 , 11:25pm
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I use SMBC, and all I have to do is press them up against the cold icing, and they stick like glue. Cant be too heavy of course. Not sure what kind of icing you're using.

cake style Posted 29 May 2014 , 12:04am
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AI generally use my icing made of whipping cream. What is SMBC I'm not sure I know it. Maybe I know it in other name. For my 3D gumpaste figures I use tylose glue. Do you think it works too, or should I change my buttercream recipe? Thanks for your advice

cake style Posted 29 May 2014 , 12:12am
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AI just found out that SMBC is a kind of buttercream Am I right. Ans if it is could you give the recipe for it.

AZCouture Posted 29 May 2014 , 12:34am
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There's plenty on here, just google SMBC recipe, or Well Dressed Cake SMBC, and it will lead you back here. (I just like using Google, it's quicker)

cake style Posted 29 May 2014 , 6:41am
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AThanks. I'll be searching for it.☺

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