Painting Buttercream

Decorating By cake style Updated 7 Aug 2014 , 12:44am by rdjr

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cake style Posted 6 Aug 2014 , 8:02pm
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AHas anyone ever tried to paint a buttercream coated cake? I'm thinking of trying it, but I first wanted to ask in case you may have tips.

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bayamart Posted 6 Aug 2014 , 9:42pm
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Don't paint it immediately, allow it to crust(harden) before u start painting it.

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rdjr Posted 7 Aug 2014 , 12:41am
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Yes, allow the buttercream to crust and paint with luster dust and vodka. Do several light layers for dark colors rather than one heavy coat as it will moisten the buttercream.

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