Scrollwork Icing

Decorating By kellertur Updated 29 Oct 2009 , 2:04am by cocobean

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kellertur Posted 28 Oct 2009 , 7:23pm
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Can I pipe scrollwork onto fondant with buttercream? What do you prefer?

Thank you.

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khoudek Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 1:28am
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Yes, I've done it with tips as small as #2 and my buttercream has meringue in it. However, royal icing gives a cleaner look IMO and you can use smaller tips than with buttercream. Plus, once it hardens it takes alot for it to get messed up. I guess it depends on what look you want

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prterrell Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 1:48am
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I prefer to use RI on fondant.

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cocobean Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 2:04am
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I've always wondered what happens to a cake that is covered in RI scrolls, when you cut it. Do the scrolls crack and fall all over. Does it make a mess?

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