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Lynnie
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Buttercream, fondant, or naked?

Lynnie, on November 2, 2017 at 10:05 Posted in Wedding reception 0 14
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Which cake icing are you going with? Buttercream or fondant?

Or are you going with a naked cake?


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Melanie's Cakes in Newmarket, ON

Fondant?Buttercream, fondant, or naked? 2

Joconde Patisserie in Vancouver

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Whippt Desserts & Catering in Calgary

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14 Comments

Latest activity by Stephanie, on December 21, 2017 at 15:32
  • Stephanie
    Master July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie ·
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    We're not doing cake, but if we were (and if I could actually eat it!) I would want buttercream icing! I used to work in a bakery and it tasted the best! You can be more creative with fondant, but I can't get over the taste of buttercream icing!

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  • Vinod
    Featured August 2017 Ontario
    Vinod ·
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    Please be aware that fondant will cost more and get gummy in the freezer when removing after a year. Buttercream still gave the clean look on our cake.


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  • Bethany
    Super July 2018 Alberta
    Bethany ·
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    Two layers of our cake are going to be buttercream (so it looks rustic- top and bottom), our middle layer is going to be fondant but it will have gold detailing on the whole thing so you can't tell.

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  • Charlene
    Curious May 2018 Ontario
    Charlene ·
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    We're going fondant because it's giving us the look we want and won't melt
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  • Melinda
    Devoted September 2017 Ontario
    Melinda ·
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    Agreed! Fondant is nasty! It might look cool, but I'd rather have something that tastes good so buttercream all the way!

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  • B
    Super August 2017 Alberta
    Bethany ·
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    I love fondant it looks cleaner. But yeah buttercream is way more delicious!
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  • Amber
    Devoted September 2018 Alberta
    Amber ·
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    Buttercream. I like the elegant look of it with flowers.

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  • Sonja
    VIP September 2017 Ontario
    Sonja ·
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    I love the look of fondant, but we chose buttercream as it tastes much better.

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  • Daphne
    Super July 2017 British Columbia
    Daphne ·
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    We had buttercream. I wanted fondant, but after seeing pictures of examples with buttercream, I liked the look better with the flowers we had on the cake.
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  • Ashley
    Super June 2018 Alberta
    Ashley ·
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    Buttercream all the way! fondant taste sooo gross!

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  • Chelsea
    Master August 2017 Ontario
    Chelsea ·
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    Ours had buttercream and fondant on it.

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  • Erin
    Master September 2017 Ontario
    Erin ·
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    We didn't do cakes but I would have picked naked.

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  • Sasha
    Super October 2017 Ontario
    Sasha ·
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    We did a naked cake!

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  • Chloe
    Super May 2018 Ontario
    Chloe ·
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    We're doing pies. But if we were having a cake, I would 100% choose a naked cake.
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