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What Kind Of Cake Icing Is Best In Warm Weather?

What is the best icing for an outside wedding in warm weather?

Carrie from Perry, GA

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By Barbara [3]05/05/2008

Whoops I forgot! you could use rolled fondant, that would be fine in the hot weather.

By Barbara [3]05/05/2008

I have dec' cakes for over 30 years, & the only icing I would use for REALLY hot weather is a royal icing that is made "cutable" by adding a little glycerine, if you can get hold of "Riches Topping " where you are, that is pretty good it is the cream that the "Dairy Queen" uses for their cakes, but I don't know how it would stand up to a really hot day, - best to try it on a small cake before the big event.

By Rasta (Guest Post)04/27/2008

7 minute frosting is good and holds up. Check it out on all recipes.com

By NoName (Guest Post)04/26/2008

No icing is best for an outside wedding in the summer. They all melt!

By christi [66]04/26/2008

This was on my husbands grooms cake and it was wonderful and is now my new favorite icing.
Chocolate Ganache

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ ------------ --------- --------- --
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Combine morsels and cream a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high
for 30 seconds; stir, Continue microwaving in 30 seconds intervals until
mixture is smooth when stirred. Let cool 10 minutes.

Yield:
"1 cup"

By Shelli04/24/2008

Buttercream frosting will hold up fine in warm weather - definitely do NOT use whipped cream frosting when it's warm - it will melt - take it from a decorator!
I would decorate the cake the night before (where I work I decorate the Saturday wedding cakes late on Friday night),

:)
Happy celebrations!

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