Marbled Buttercream

Decorating By Laetia Updated 6 days ago by SandraSmiley

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Laetia Posted 5 Feb 2020 , 1:51pm
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Hi! Does anyone have some pointers or tutorial to suggest to achieve a marbled effect that looks lile the one in this picture with buttercream? I know there's the watercolor technique, but with this, all the colors blend "horizontaly". Any way to have more movement without painting on the buttercream, I certainly do not have the talent to do that!

Marbled Buttercream

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kakeladi Posted 5 Feb 2020 , 11:18pm
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Never having done it I'd guess one would ice it white 1st, then put some dots of the colors on and using a cake spatula smooth it upward at an angle.  I can picture doing it in my mind  -- hope you can :)

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MerMadeBakedGoods Posted 6 Feb 2020 , 2:54am
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You can use an airbrush....

although, that kinda looks like fondant!!

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Laetia Posted 6 Feb 2020 , 4:51am
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I know this is fondant, but I was wondering if something similar could be achieve with buttercream. Unfortunately, I do not own an airbrush. I'll do some testing I guess with kakeladi's suggestion and one tutorial I found online where you used a parchement paper on wich you've applied your buttercream. Almost like a buttercream transfert.

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MerMadeBakedGoods Posted 6 Feb 2020 , 3:09pm
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Oh, gotcha! Yeah  - that could probably work!

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kakeladi Posted 7 Feb 2020 , 12:06pm
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Bump 

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SandraSmiley Posted 7 Feb 2020 , 4:49pm
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My thinking is the same as kakeladi's, but I have not tried it either.  It also entered my mind that a buttercream transfer, made into a collar might work.

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SandraSmiley Posted 6 days ago
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bump

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