Royal Or Buttercream

Decorating By rgrady06 Updated 15 Oct 2009 , 8:31pm by prterrell

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rgrady06 Posted 15 Oct 2009 , 8:16pm
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Hello, all! I'm hoping someone can provide some guidance on this one. I am doing a three tier wedding cake covered in white fondant with white damask stenciled on for texture. I am freezing the cake because (1) it makes it more moist, (2) my fondant does very well in the freezer, (3) a severe lack of time, and (4) it's just easier!!!!! My question is whether I should use royal icing or buttercream for the stencil. I would like to put that on before freezing the cake, but I'm not sure which one would survive that process. Or should I just wait and stencil once I've thawed the cake for the big day? If that's the case, which icing would you use? Thanks in advance for your help!

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prterrell Posted 15 Oct 2009 , 8:31pm
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I would do BC if freezing after stenciling. RI if stenciling after thawing.

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