Fondant Decoration On Whipped Cream Icing

Decorating By AgBaker Updated 13 Dec 2014 , 6:07pm by AgBaker

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AgBaker Posted 31 Oct 2014 , 7:38pm
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AI am making a choc mousse cake and plan on using whipped cream to ice the top and sides. Can i stick fondant and gumpaste decoration to whipped cream? What should I use as a glue? I just want to glue on simple fondant rounds/circles of different colors on the sides.

Also should i let the cream set up a bit in the fridge before putting the decorations on it?

Thank you!

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emy fadel Posted 31 Oct 2014 , 8:41pm
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AI think the fondant may bleed its colours onto the whipped cream frosting. why don't you try using something else to make the circles, chocolate chips maybe....

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bubs1stbirthday Posted 31 Oct 2014 , 9:15pm
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I once put fondant 'rolled roses' (if you can call big ugly chunks of thick fondant rolled into coils roses lol) onto whipped cream and I can tell you that the colour ran everywhere. They didn't just bleed a little, there was literally little rivers of fondant running all over the whipped cream. It is definitely on my 'don't do that again.....ever' list.

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begincake Posted 1 Nov 2014 , 2:40am
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I don't think the whipped cream will hold the circles especially on the sides.

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AgBaker Posted 1 Nov 2014 , 4:45am
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AThank you all. I will use smbc instead of whipped cream then.

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AgBaker Posted 13 Dec 2014 , 6:07pm
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Hello all,


So would it matter if I use stabilized whipped cream?  


Today I am working on a cake for my brother and he likes my strawberry and whipped cream cake.  It is his anniversary, so I am thinking I will place some gumpaste flowers on the top of the cake to make it a lil fancy :)


Should I place a lil bit of parchment paper under the flowers to prevent bleeding of colors?  I am a complete novice when it comes to decorating and hence so many questions.  Thanks all!!

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