Fondant Buttons

Decorating By lizzzy Updated 5 May 2009 , 5:52pm by lizzzy

lizzzy Posted 5 May 2009 , 3:50pm
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I am making my a baby shower cake and want to use buttons-so I was wandering if anyone could tell me how to make them out of fondant. Is there an actual method? Thanks!!

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samantha22c Posted 5 May 2009 , 4:44pm
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This is the instructions in my wilton book...(celebrate with fondant)

Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut circles for buttons using smallest round cut out. Indent centers with dog bone tool from confectionery set; insert wooden skewer to form 2 button holes.

Hope that helps! Good luck

jewelykaye Posted 5 May 2009 , 4:51pm
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I just roll a ball of fondant. Bigger than a pea and smaller than a whopper depends on what size buttons you want. Then I took a dowel rod and smushed the ball. It flattened out the ball and created the indent/lip of the button then I just took a toothpick and poked four holes in the middle. It was so easy I had my hubbie making buttons for me! icon_smile.gif

lizzzy Posted 5 May 2009 , 5:52pm
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Thank you so much! I will be giving both methods a try!

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