Keeping Fondant Slats Up On Sides Of Cake?

Decorating By yelle66 Updated 27 Jul 2008 , 2:28pm by iamlis

yelle66 Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 1:32pm
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Okay, so I just want to make sure I did this right. I am doing the wooden duck tub cake and I made my "wooden" slats last night. I added Tylose to them so that they would harden and they aren't quite hard yet, but I assume that's okay. I just was wondering if I put them up on the sides of the cake, how do I make sure they don't fall off? Should I put toothpicks into it? Or will they just stay stuck to the frosting?

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leah_s Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 2:21pm
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As long as your frosting hasn't crusted, the slats should stick.

iamlis Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 2:28pm
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Yikes, wait till they harden, since the slats stick up beyond the top of the cake, you don't want droopy slats icon_smile.gif THat happened to me, and I had to peel them off and start over, one they are rock hard and can stand tall, glue them on with royal, it works great with fondant.

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