Wedding Cakes With Royal Icing

Decorating By lilacben Updated 9 May 2011 , 4:07pm by TexasSugar

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lilacben Posted 5 May 2011 , 6:03pm
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Hi I was wondering if anyone could advise me please. I am doing my daughters three tier wedding cake with royal icing. I am going to marzipan them all this week to let them dry out. And was thinking if I could start putting the first coat of icing on next week.? The wedding is 11th June. Then the second and last coat on about 10 days before approx.?
Plus if I put more glycerin in to the icing would it stop it going too hard before the day.? Have been told one teaspoon for 1 lb icing.

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mombabytiger Posted 9 May 2011 , 12:43pm
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Why are you doing it so far in advance? Glycerin will keep the RI soft, but I'm not sure of the amount. I'm no help but here's a bump!

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TexasSugar Posted 9 May 2011 , 4:07pm
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I'm guessing OP is overseas and is doing a fruit cake which is generally done way in advance so it can be soaked in alcohol.

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