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Can I use buttercream icing over fondant? Will the buttercream soften the fondant? I was planning on writing in buttercream on top of fondant.

Irean - from Nantucket, MA

Yes, you can definitely add buttercream icing decorations, including printed or written inscriptions, on fondant-covered cakes. I encourage you to try!

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