How To Do A Mermaid Cake With Wafer Paper Dots

How to put wafer paper dots on a cake to make a mermaid scale pattern.

Can you apply wafer paper directly to a buttercream cake? Of course you can. You just have to take some precautions, and try not to refrigerate it if possible. If you have to the success of the refrigeration will depend on the humidity in the fridge, the humidity outside the fridge, and how large the wafer paper pieces are. It never hurts to do a test run if you're not sure that the wafer paper will make it through without being affected!

And click here for the dots: Wafer paper dots for a mermaid cake

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