Another Piping On Fondant Question

Decorating By alexius007 Updated 4 Jun 2014 , 11:58pm by alexius007

alexius007 Posted 4 Jun 2014 , 11:38pm
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I've searched previous threads but am still in need of advice...A friend is making a cake and covering it with light blue fondant.  It needs a few fluffy white trees on the sides (it's a "Frozen" theme for her daughter's b-day) which look best piped.  Question is, buttercream or royal icing...The buttercream would be the kind made with hi-ratio shortening, ps, flavorings, etc (not real butter).  I'm doing the piping for her and the cake will sit out all night in an a/c room until the party the next day.  I've reading that bc should be fine but I'm terrified of somehow ruining her cake and thinking maybe I should use RI.  Thoughts?

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costumeczar Posted 4 Jun 2014 , 11:48pm
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Either will work, don't worry too much about it.

alexius007 Posted 4 Jun 2014 , 11:58pm
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Thank you, I think I just needed to hear that.

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