Fondant + Store Bought Icing.

Decorating By innocentsheep Updated 1 Oct 2011 , 11:05pm by labmom

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innocentsheep Posted 1 Oct 2011 , 1:58am
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I'm making my boyfriend a cake for his birthday, but because I lack any sort of electric mixer (and am reluctant to purchase one since I'm a student and saving money is preferred), I'm wondering if it would be okay to use a store-bought icing underneath the fondant. My main concern is if it will harden up enough so the fondant won't slide around.

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meharding Posted 1 Oct 2011 , 2:22am
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Some grocery stores will sell buttercream out of their bakeyr departments. I can't really say about canned frosting as I have never used it.

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sweettreat101 Posted 1 Oct 2011 , 10:38pm
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I wouldn't use canned frosting under fondant. Go to Target and spend 5.99 and buy a cheap hand mixer. I bought one for a back up. I have two hand mixers saved time washing beaters when I'm in a hurry. It's cheap but it gets the job done.

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labmom Posted 1 Oct 2011 , 11:05pm
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i have put fondant on a cake that my neighbor brought over and i know for a fact she doesn't make any frosting ...its all canned or purchased at a store such as wilton ready made or a bakery frosting. it has always worked fine.

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