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post #1 of 17
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Hello. I want to do a cake I saw that has sugar cookies stuck all over the sides. Can I use buttercream icing and stick the cookies with royal icing? Is the buttercream gonna be able to sustain the weight? Thanx for your repplies
post #2 of 17
I dont know if buttercream is strong enought to hold it. I know some use royal icing as a form of glue. I would make it thick rather then thing.
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post #3 of 17
I dont know if buttercream is strong enought to hold it. I know some use royal icing as a form of glue. I would make it thick rather then thing. I suppose you could even use melted candy melts.
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post #4 of 17
In my Wilton 2004 yearbook, it shows cakes attached on the sides of cakes and the instructions say to attach with icing. I would think royal or cookie icing would hold.
post #5 of 17
I used buttercream to attach the cookies to my Homer Simpson 50th birthday cake. The pic is in the birthday cake gallery...but God only knows where! Sorry!
post #6 of 17
i use royal icing for that...it dries hard. i guess it would depend on how big the cookie is too.
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post #7 of 17
I can see royal icing used to attach cookies to a fondant covered cake, but if the cake is covered in buttercream, I would use buttercream to attach the cookies. I failed to state in my last post that when I did this, not one cookie fell off.
post #8 of 17
A friend of mine got my buttercream recipe (actually its Wilton's) but anyway, she iced the whole back to a gingerbread cookie and placed it on the sides of a rectangular cake, and it stayed but I dont know how much she put.... she was just messing around....
post #9 of 17
I've just used buttercream the couple of times I've done it. I kind of pressed it into the cake without damaging the icing on the cake.
post #10 of 17
Mix a ball of fondant in with water to create a a thick soupy mixture.. this is a great form of glue to attach something to fondant.

Another option is piping gel..it's a great glue to hold something to buttercream!
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post #11 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the ideas. I think for the weight I'll probablly use fondant. Hopefully it works out!
post #12 of 17
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tc ~ I've been getting that message tonight also, but I just refuse to be bullied by a computer glich! icon_wink.gif
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Sooo can you get on the different boards? I still can't!! I was able to look at the new pics posted!!! If you got on the boards how did you do it??? I still can only go to the post on home page...
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