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I am having trouble with my buttercream icing not sticking to my cake and it will not even stick to itself. Do you have any suggestions?

Debbie - from Hesperia, CA

It sounds like your icing might be too dry. Try adding a small amount of water (just a few teaspoons) before spreading onto your cake.


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