Curves Buttercream Comb - Stainless Steel

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SKU: 787099558932


Curves Buttercream Comb - Stainless Steel

This double sided icing scraper is to be used with Ganache, buttercream and cream.

Butercream scrapers allow for different size cakes to be finished with sharp edge perfection, creative side designs and perfect round finish on spheres.
Directions: hold scraper at 30 degrees from cake surface and apply even firm pressure. Fish seams with a small spatula. Size: 10 inch high

The Curves Buttercream Comb, crafted from durable stainless steel, is a versatile tool designed to help you achieve professional-looking cake decorations with ease. Here's how to make the most of its unique design:

  1. Smooth Cake Surfaces: Before using the Curves Buttercream Comb, ensure that your cake layers are leveled and stacked securely. Apply a crumb coat of buttercream to the entire cake to seal in any loose crumbs and create a smooth base for decorating.

  2. Prepare the Buttercream: Whip up a batch of your favorite buttercream frosting recipe. For best results with the Curves Comb, it's recommended to use a buttercream that is smooth and easy to spread, such as Swiss meringue buttercream or American buttercream.

  3. Apply Buttercream to Cake: Using an offset spatula or icing smoother, apply a generous layer of buttercream to the sides of the cake. Ensure that the buttercream is spread evenly and smoothly across the entire surface.

  4. Using the Curves Comb:

    • Hold the Curves Buttercream Comb firmly against the side of the cake, ensuring that the teeth of the comb are in contact with the buttercream and the bottom is level with the cake board.
    • Gently drag the comb spinning the cake as you go. This will create smooth, curved ridges in the buttercream.
    • Continue working your way around the entire circumference of the cake, overlapping each pass slightly to create a seamless pattern.
  5. Finishing Touches: Once you've combed the entire cake, use an offset spatula or icing smoother to smooth out any imperfections or gaps in the buttercream. Pay special attention to the top edge of the cake to ensure a clean finish.

  6. Optional Decorations: Depending on your design preferences, you can leave the combed buttercream as is for a simple yet elegant look, or add additional decorations such as piped rosettes, flowers, or edible embellishments.

  7. Chill and Set: If desired, chill the cake in the refrigerator for a short time to allow the buttercream to firm up and set. This will make it easier to handle and transport the cake without damaging the decoration.

  8. Serve and Enjoy: Once the buttercream has set, your beautifully combed cake is ready to be served and enjoyed! Whether for a special occasion or a casual gathering, your guests are sure to be impressed by your professional-looking cake creation.

With the Curves Buttercream Comb, you can effortlessly achieve stunning textured designs that will elevate your cake decorating skills to the next level. Experiment with different buttercream colors and techniques to create unique and eye-catching cakes that are sure to impress.

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