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Can I use regular icing under fondant?

A Normal Layer Of Icing Under Fondant: Yes You Can!

What can I use instead of buttercream under fondant?

Italian or Swiss meringue buttercreams have a nice silky texture, still buttery though. Or if your cake is perfect to start with you could just use some sieved jam or fruit conserves to “glue” the fondant to the cake.

Can you use whipped frosting under fondant?

Fondant and Whipped Cream Frosting Having a whipped cream filling will work just fine as long as you wait until the day of to put the fondant on. I am not sure though if you would want to frost the cake with whipped cream. Use a stabilized whipped cream filling recipe.

Can I decorate fondant with buttercream?

For assembling figurines and fondant decorations, you can use water or buttercream frosting to adhere pieces together. Fondant will also start to dry as it sits out. If you need your fondant decorations or figurines to be hard, make them at least two days ahead of time and let them sit at room temperature to dry.

What is better under fondant buttercream or ganache?

Ganache seals a cake much better than buttercream even when at room temperature because it encapsulate cake in a lovely crisp shell. The results are so much better as the ganache gives you a smoother finish before covering with fondant icing.

Can I put fondant on a cake without buttercream?

Probably not. The fondant really needs the buttercream to adhere to and give a nice smooth finish. You could try covering the cake with piping gel, but that wouldn’t have the best flavor and you’d have an extremely sticky surface that you could t work with. Piping gel is like super glue to fondant.

What type of buttercream is best under fondant?

As for buttercream, there are two general camps: meringue based or crusting . My personal preference and the preference of many cake designers is to use meringue-based buttercreams under fondant. Both will work just fine, so if you’re team American buttercream, then go for it!

Can I use chiffon cake under fondant?

Light texture cakes, like angel food or chiffon cakes, will have a hard time holding up to the weight of fondant. Cakes with heavy mix-ins, like carrot cake, may also create an uneven surface and can show through your fondant.

Can fondant stick to buttercream?

The vast majority of cake decorators cover their cakes with either ganache or buttercream before applying fondant. My personal preference and the preference of many cake designers is to use meringue-based buttercreams under fondant. Both will work just fine, so if you’re team American buttercream, then go for it!

Will fondant soften on buttercream?

The moisture in the buttercream can soften toppers made with fondant. Another tip is wait until the buttercream has completely crusted over and then pop the hearts on at the latest possible time before the wedding. That’s what I do.

Will buttercream flowers stick to fondant?

If you’re using really tiny flowers, you can attach them with a bit of buttercream for buttercream cakes, or candy melts or royal icing onto fondant cakes. If they’re medium sized, sometimes you can get away with using melted candy melts, but that really works on fondant, not on buttercream.

Whats best under fondant?

Cold, firm cakes are the best canvas for achieving smooth fondant success whether you use ganache, meringue-based buttercream or a crusting buttercream.

What is the best fondant brand?

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Do you put frosting under fondant?

Yes you want a little frosting under the fondant, it evens out the cake, sorta fills in any little imperfections so you can get a smooth looking fondant. No need to refridgerate.

What do you use to stick fondant to Fondant?

You can use a couple things to stick fondant to fodant, the two most common ways are: use vodka or everclear. This is a liquid that will help stick and evaporate quickly so as to not make it soggy.

What is the best frosting ever?

Salted and organic butter is literally the best butter that you can use. It is the salt that really makes this the best buttercream frosting ever. It’s actually a myth that salted butter is an inferior quality – it’s not. It’s the same quality.