Fondant Cake Decorations-Help Please -Emergency!!

Decorating By Mami_Mom Updated 11 Aug 2008 , 8:19pm by Mami_Mom

Mami_Mom Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 7:44pm
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Hi there

I have to start making my sons birthday cake and he chose the Spongebob

design from here in the cake galleries.

I have to make the characters as stand up decorations round the cake, but I want to know if anyone here could help me with a recipe for/ or advice on how to mix mmf and gumpaste to make a nice, hard but still edible hand molded character.

I plam on making MMF and just mixing up the Wilton Gumpaste powder by the instructions and combining the two...
Please stop me if this is wrong LoL!
I have to start making the characters tonight so any help as soon as possible will be HUGHLY appreciated!!

4 replies
cakedout Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 7:50pm
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Yes, Mixing fondant and gumpaste 50/50 will make a good modeling medium.

Sounds cute! We'll want to see the finished cake you know! icon_biggrin.gif

CoutureCakeCreations Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 7:52pm
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I would suggest making the mmf and just mixing it with Wilton Gumpaste (prepackaged already made) Just knead the two together. Thats what I do.

Mami_Mom Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 8:10pm
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Thank you both so much for the help...this will be my first time trying this...all I can say is , thank goodness he's only 11!!
LoL..I would love to post the picture as soon as it's done and all critisism..good and not-so-good is welcome !!

Mami_Mom Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 8:19pm
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Here is the picture of the cake he wants...I hope i am sending this right
http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1248545

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