Ribbons On Buttercream Cakes

Decorating By AngiesIdea Updated 2 Jun 2009 , 9:31am by brincess_b

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AngiesIdea Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 7:33am
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Hey Everyone,

I was wondering has anyones ribbon ever turned oily from the shortening in buttercream. I'm brain storming about a gold border for my first wedding cake. They just want something real small in cream with gold trim. I don't really want to deal with the luster dust for pricing reasons (don't think they want to spend alot).


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brincess_b Posted 2 Jun 2009 , 9:31am
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theres lots of opinions on this, you could try doing a search to read some of them.
if your bc crsuts, the ribbon *should* be fine.
you could line the back of the ribbon with something.
you could rub crisco into the ribbon - means if it is going to change, the change would be even - test a small end first.
some people iron wax paper on the back.

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