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Hello,

I am new to this forum. My daughter's b'day is on the 25th(good friday). I have promised to make a barbie cake for her.
1)Will MM fondant be good for it?

2) can I used apricot preserve or butter cream as a crumb coat. If it's buttercream how thick should it be?

3) I am from south east asia and our place is very humid. do I have to use Meringue powder for Butter cream??????

4) Can I decorate the cake day before birthday( at night)?
I asked this question as I am using MM fondant the first time. icon_confused.gif
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I can answer question #4- yes you could decorate it the night before, just make sure to cover it when you are done.
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Originally Posted by juniper

Hello,

I am new to this forum. My daughter's b'day is on the 25th(good friday). I have promised to make a barbie cake for her.
1)Will MM fondant be good for it?



I dont know why it would not be..


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2) can I used apricot preserve or butter cream as a crumb coat. If it's buttercream how thick should it be?



Yes that is what you use when your doing Fondant. Butter cream you want about a crumb coat just something to hold it on with or a bit more.. But not thick..

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3) I am from south east asia and our place is very humid. do I have to use Meringue powder for Butter cream??????



I would say NO but I am not sure.. all that is in it is Marshmallows and powder sugar so I dont know why that would go flat.... I do know that when you make cooked Marshmellow if it humid it will flop


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4) Can I decorate the cake day before birthday( at night)?
I asked this question as I am using MM fondant the first time. icon_confused.gif



AS m0use has all ready told you ues your able to make it the day before...

I would make sure that its in a box and covered so this way it dont get any dust....
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post #4 of 4
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Hi,

Mouse & Ladycake thanks for the tips.

I will let u know the outcome. icon_cool.gif
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