Help With Making Edible Coral For A Cake...

Decorating By thecupcakemom Updated 17 Jun 2008 , 10:13pm by thecupcakemom

thecupcakemom Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 11:46pm
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CAn anyone help me with this? I understand Colette Peters has instructions and a template in one of her books. Does anyone have these instructions that they can email to me? It would be a great help.TIA!!! I need this pretty quick, please. THANKS!!

I believe it is the wedding book under summer weddings.

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Parable Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:12am
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If this is the kind of coral you are asking about, it is just R.I. made on wax paper and after it is hardened, peeled off.
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thecupcakemom Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:21am
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YES! THis is exactly what I am speaking of. Thank you. Do you use a pattern?

giggysmack Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:28am
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Here is one I made the coral is white chocolate. I did not use a pattern just freehand
http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1183884

ladyonzlake Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:28am
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You don't really need a template, you just pipe some squiqqly lines with your RI. Another really neat way to make them is to use white chocolate. Melt your chocolate and pour into a bowl of crushed ice. Layer some more crushed iced on top of your chocolate and wait until it hardens. Pull out the chocolate and you have coral. You can break into the sizes you need for your cake.

CheriN Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:36am
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MissRobin Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 1:28pm
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I made mine from candy melts and piped it over crushed ice, and it worked beautifully, it set up very quickly and you just lift it off the ice and you have it.

thecupcakemom Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 10:13pm
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Thank you all so much! IT was very helpful.

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