Will This Stay On A Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By kblickster Updated 3 Oct 2014 , 12:45pm by ropalma

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kblickster Posted 3 Oct 2014 , 11:35am
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Would you attempt to put these scales on buttercream?  Should I cut them out and let them dry completely.  Customer wants a 10" 6" with scales on the bottom but only wants buttercream  I'm afraid it will pull the icing off.http://www.cakecentral.com/g/i/3045628/little-mermaid-cake-fondant-scales-disco-dust-candy-shells-modeling-chocolate-rock-dragees/

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ropalma Posted 3 Oct 2014 , 12:44pm
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See my link.  I put the petals on crusting buttercream.  It held up but when the cake was cut they fell off.  I would probably let the cutouts dry a bit so they will be more manageable and will not lose their shape as you place them on the cake.



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