I Need Help With Mmfondant!!

Decorating By shortstuff Updated 27 Jul 2005 , 5:39pm by kika

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shortstuff Posted 27 Jul 2005 , 5:18pm
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Hi, I realy want to try mmf but I don't know if you have to put a layer of icing on the cake first and then put on the fondant or if you can put the fondant right on the cake... Please Help Me!!!

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Misdawn Posted 27 Jul 2005 , 5:20pm
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You have to put a thin layer of buttercream frosting over the cake. This acts as a glue for the fondant to stick to. i usually use about 1/8" to 1/4" all over the cake. Be very careful not to put too much buttercream or to smooth your fondant too much becuase the buttercream will squish out the bottom.

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kika Posted 27 Jul 2005 , 5:39pm
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you do need buttercream, the buttercream can also help cover and imperfections you torte may have, have fun icon_biggrin.gif

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