Baseball Hat Brim-Fondant Or Gumpaste

Decorating By shellycakes123 Updated 5 Jun 2009 , 4:55pm by Bellatheball

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shellycakes123 Posted 5 Jun 2009 , 10:21am
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Ive never worked with GP but the fondant brim wont dry hard and keeps cracking. I want it 3d to look like a bent brim...should I use GP-I never have before...Is it just like fondant to work with? Please help, TIA!!! icon_biggrin.gif

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Jocmom Posted 5 Jun 2009 , 11:07am
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I found that mixing fondant and gum paste together works best for me. Just make sure that the brim has plenty of time to dry.

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kylekaitlyn Posted 5 Jun 2009 , 11:18am
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I think you could use either. Be careful not to roll it too thin. It will take time to dry, but will be stronger. Also, use a flower former or rolling pin to lay on to hold the shape. Good luck.

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springlakecake Posted 5 Jun 2009 , 3:04pm
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i use fondant mixed with some tylose powder. It makes a quick gumpaste. It is just like working with fondant, only you have to work quicker since it dries out faster.

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Bellatheball Posted 5 Jun 2009 , 4:55pm
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Gumpaste will dry harder but I've used half and half with good results before too.

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