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Which type of icing should I use to decorate my cake?

tiffany - from washington, IA

The type and consistency of icing is dependant on your decoration. For instance, you would want to use a stiff consistency icing for decorations like roses, carnations or sweet peas; most 3D flowers. Medium consistency icing is used for decorations like stars, boarders and flat flowers. Thin consistency icing is used for printing or writing. 


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