Buttercream For Wedding Cakes

Decorating By rydilly Updated 20 Aug 2014 , 11:28pm by thecakewitch

rydilly Posted 18 Aug 2014 , 6:37pm
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Hi

I have done 4 wedding cakes but have used fondant.   I have someone that wants it iced in buttercream

 

My question is,  do I ice each tier separately then stack or do I stack then ice?

 

Need some help

Thank you

6 replies
thecakewitch Posted 18 Aug 2014 , 6:56pm
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AIce seperately, fridge to firm up, stack.

rydilly Posted 18 Aug 2014 , 10:26pm
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Thank you for your help.    I love working with fondant so I haven't had much practice with icing in buttercream.

cai0311 Posted 19 Aug 2014 , 4:53pm
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AWhat do you ice your fondant cakes with?

kakeladi Posted 19 Aug 2014 , 11:37pm
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Yes, I much prefer decorating each tier separately then stacking & adding borders &/or some decoration.

When I see people like Buddy decorate already stacked I wonder how they keep from messing up or getting everything to line up right :) 

rydilly Posted 20 Aug 2014 , 10:51pm
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Cai0311  I use buttercream under the fondant.

 

thank you thecakewitch   I did as you said and it worked out great.   I won't be afraid to do another one!

thecakewitch Posted 20 Aug 2014 , 11:28pm
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Quote:

Originally Posted by rydilly 
 

Cai0311  I use buttercream under the fondant.

 

thank you thecakewitch   I did as you said and it worked out great.   I won't be afraid to do another one!

You're welcome.

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