Cream Cheese Frosting Covered With Fondant

Decorating By Chatawa67 Updated 19 Nov 2009 , 3:57pm by erinalicia

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Chatawa67 Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 2:58pm
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I am making my niece's wedding cake and she wants red velvet with cream cheese frosting.....THE PROBLEM is this cake is covered in fondant and camouflaged to look like a tree. CAN I use cream cheese frosting and does it have to be refrigerated? Has anyone ever done this?

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tracienvegas Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 3:13pm
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I have used cream cheese frosting and even canned Pilsbury frosting. As long as I keep them refrigerated, it hasn't been a problem.

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snocilla Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 3:31pm
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Please see this post for info on cream cheese icing under fondant...

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Katie-Bug Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 3:49pm
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On almost all my orders I use cream cheese and I've done fondant over it several times. I always store them in the fridge, and thus far haven't had any problems. I use Fondex.

Good Luck- Red Velvet is my favorite!

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erinalicia Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 3:57pm
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Maybe you could suggest using a cream cheese filling between the layers and use regular buttercream for under the fondant. I think Lorann's has a cheesecake flavor oil. You might try that to give the buttercream a cream cheese flavor.

Just some ideas.

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