Attach "real" Ribbon To Buttercream

Decorating By jade1210 Updated 14 Jan 2010 , 1:52am by elliespartycake

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jade1210 Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:04am
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How do I attach "real" or fabric ribbon to a buttercream cake? I need to avoid the greasy saturated look. Thanks for the help.

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Deb_ Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:29am
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Hi and welcome to CC.

I've lined the back of the ribbon with either wax paper or clear double sided tape.

Of course, if you use a crusting bc and you wait until it crusts before applying the ribbon then it shouldn't get grease marks.


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elliespartycake Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:52am
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I've added ribbon to crusting BC and had no problem with "greasy" look.

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