Best Icing For Smash Cake Photo Session

Decorating By mistygatlin Updated 31 Jul 2015 , 5:55pm by Snowflakebunny23

mistygatlin Posted 31 Jul 2015 , 5:21pm
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I get a lot of orders for smash cakes for photo sessions. I always use my same buttercream recipe for the icing, but they just aren't "messy" enough for the pictures.  I have one ordered for next week, and I want to improve it. Can I get suggestions on how you do smash cakes for these shoots? DO you use a different recipe of icing that doesn't crust over as easily or that can get messy? Do you use a different recipe for your cake batter than you typically do? Mine are already pretty moist, and I even add some simple syrup to get it more moist for these shoots. The icing just doesn't work the way others do.  TIA

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Snowflakebunny23 Posted 31 Jul 2015 , 5:55pm
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Depending on the design they want, could you use cream?  SUPER messy :-) 

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