When You Make Fondant Figures....

Decorating By sambugjoebear Updated 8 Aug 2008 , 6:20pm by sambugjoebear

sambugjoebear Posted 8 Aug 2008 , 5:40pm
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do you make each piece separately (i.e. head, torso, legs, arms, shoes), let dry, then "glue" together with water/royal icing, or do you build the whole figure and then let it dry? I'm wanting to make a scarecrow for a cake next month, but I've never made figures before. Any help would be appreciated icon_smile.gif

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alanahodgson Posted 8 Aug 2008 , 6:09pm
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Usually allowing pieces to dry first makes them hard to stick together. when I've had to do figures that need to stand up tall I usually will dry the legs first then build the body onto the dry legs. I poke a couple of toothpicks or some dry spaghetti into the top of the pants to give the torso something to hold onto when assembled.

sambugjoebear Posted 8 Aug 2008 , 6:20pm
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Thanks! I never would have thought of the toothpick support. icon_smile.gif

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