Little "sign" For Baby Shower Cake?

Decorating By bowden80 Updated 16 May 2008 , 2:52pm by laurynrn

bowden80 Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:45pm
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How do I make a sign type cake topper for a baby shower cake. Kind of so it looks like a scroll (curled on the edges)- does that even make sense??

Fondant or gumpaste?

I'd like to write "welcome baby" on it. Can I just use one of those Wilton decorating pen type things?


THANKS!!!

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Shola Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:20pm
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Best to make it out of gum paste or 50/50 mix gumpaste fondant, then it can be kept as a 'keepsake' as it will last pretty much forever!
You can get scroll shaped cutters like this one:

http://www.fancyflours.com/cookie-cutter-diploma-scroll.html

but cheaper to cut it out of card and use that as a template to cut round! icon_smile.gif Unless your skilled at writting in icing then the edible markers are the way to go! thumbs_up.gif

laurynrn Posted 16 May 2008 , 2:52pm
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I also use a 50/50 mix because it's pliable and doesn't dry too quickly but is sturdy when dried.

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