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Stenciling Icing?

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Hi I am making a buttercream cake & i was planning on using royal icing to stencil the damask decor on to it, will that work? also is buttercream with buttercream stencil icing ok? thanks
post #2 of 4
I would not stencil with royal icing onto buttercream as the fats in the BC would break down the royal and you could end up with a mess on your hands. I have stenciled BC onto BC without a problem, just make sure your icing is well crusted before you do.
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Best not to use RI. One can definately use BC on BC. Just thin it a bit so it goes on smoother. I suggest thinning with piping gel or something like clear Karo syrup.
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It is best to use BC on BC to stencil on your cake. RI works best on fondant cakes. Here are two wedding cakes I stenciled in BC. HTH

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1743669/laques-wedding-day
http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1829787/carmellas-rose-wedding-cake
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