Fondant On A Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By SFcakelady Updated 19 Feb 2009 , 7:11pm by PinkZiab

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SFcakelady Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 7:08pm
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Looking for some tips on how to attach fondant onto a buttercream iced cake. I'm planning on making a madi gras cake covered in buttercream but with fondant accents. I'm trying to put a harlequin pattern on the sides of the cake and fondant beads around the base. Will the fondant stick to the sides of a buttercream cake, especially one that crust's? Any advice please?

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PinkZiab Posted 19 Feb 2009 , 7:11pm
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If the BC has crusted, just lightly brush the back of the fondant pieces with water and they'll stick.

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