Decoration On Fondant

Decorating By Emmerdoo Updated 20 Apr 2008 , 6:19am by Texas_Rose

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Emmerdoo Posted 20 Apr 2008 , 4:01am
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I was wondering what would be the best thing to use to decorate a MMF covered cake? I am going to pipe scrollwork on the side of the cake for a party tomorrow afternoon. Sinmce I go a late start on it, I was wondering if I could just go on ahead tonight and pipe with buttercream or if I could pipe royal icing scroll on the side of it and let it dry?


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karateka Posted 20 Apr 2008 , 5:43am
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I think either option would work.

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OCakes Posted 20 Apr 2008 , 6:02am
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I've done both. Just make sure the buttercream you use would be one that would normally "stay". The royal icing should definitely work. I don't know if humidity in your area, etc... would play a part, however in my experience, I've had success with both. I had even used BC as the "glue" to stick some fondant fish onto my fondant Noah's Ark, the day of my Twins' 1st b-day party... I was OUT of time & didn't want to mix-up the royal icing. Thank goodness it did work. I hope it works out for you! =)

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Texas_Rose Posted 20 Apr 2008 , 6:19am
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I use buttercream as glue on my fondant all the time. I'm just too lazy to make royal icing.

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