Covering Rkt With Fondant

Decorating By devorie Updated 13 May 2009 , 11:13am by jaybug

devorie Posted 13 May 2009 , 5:56am
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I am making a Rice Krispy Treat cake for the first time. How do I go about covering it? I did try covering it once already but it was very bumpy - you could tell that there were rkt underneath. Does anyone have any ideas, please, on how to cover it so that it will look smooth?

TIA

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misabel99 Posted 13 May 2009 , 6:12am
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BUMP

panchanewjersey Posted 13 May 2009 , 6:18am
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Some people crush the RK before molding into what ever they make it into. If your making a cake try covering it in buttercream then cover it with fondant to see if that helps the bumps.

sayhellojana Posted 13 May 2009 , 6:29am
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just about everywhere I've read says that you give it a coat of buttercream first. you can't really smooth out rice crispies. lol. HTH

clovely Posted 13 May 2009 , 10:47am
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I actually coated mine in chocolate (candy melts) and then rolled the fondant/gumpaste (50/50) on the thicker side. I like the idea of crushing the rice krispies first, I haven't tried that though. I do think I crushed them pretty good as I molded the figures. Mine were pretty dense and compact.

jaybug Posted 13 May 2009 , 11:13am
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I usually give my rkt a coat of buttercream and smooth it good before putting fondant on.

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