Question About Fondant Figures?

Decorating By irishbren Updated 21 Oct 2008 , 9:25pm by kakeladi

irishbren Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 8:38am
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Hi everyone! I made an Elvis cake last weekend and the woman wants to preserve Elvis. Does anyone know if the figure can be sealed with a spray sealer? Or what I could use, if anything? Here is a pic of the cake. Thanks for the advice!
Okay, I think I figured out how to post the picture...lol!
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bashini Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 9:28am
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Hi, your cake and the figure is fantastic. Have you done the figure with fondant or gumpaste? If its gumpaste, you need to put it in an airtight box and have to keep away from direct sunlight. I still have some of my figures, which I made few years ago.

irishbren Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 10:59am
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Hi Bashini~
Elvis is made out of fondant...I have never tried to work with gum paste before, and just recently started with fondant.

bashini Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 1:13pm
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I haven't done any of my figures with fondant alone. Sorry I'm not a big help. See what other members suggesions are.

Trixyinaz Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 2:06pm
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I've heard you can save your figures, but I think they have to be done in gumpaste.

I have a question....if you get BC on your figures, how do you get it off so you can preserve your figures or is there no hope and you have to throw them away.

banba Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 9:01pm
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You could shellac (varnish) it if you wanted with confectioners glaze.

Should keep for a good while as is though!

kakeladi Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 9:25pm
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To get any b'cream off the figure, just wipe gently with paper towels.

To keep allow it to dry for several weeks. Then put a glass or clear plastic jar or such over it and keep it out of sunlight and moisture.

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