How Do You Make Sand?

Decorating By AussieGirl1010 Updated 13 Jul 2009 , 5:44am by Mensch

AussieGirl1010 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 4:14am
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I'm just wondering how to make 'sand" to go underneath Spongebob Squarepants (as I've seen on some cakes on here). And how do you get it to stick to the cake board???

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SueB Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 4:25am
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I use crushed graham crackers for my sand. I've heard other people use vanilla wafers or even brown sugar (too sweet for me). You can spread a thin coating of icing on and then sprinkle the crumbs on top and pat down.

dinie Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 4:27am
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You can use finely ground graham crackers, brown sugar or what I found was brown sugar that is like granulated sugar. I used it for a sand trap on a golf cake. As far as getting it to stick to your board I would use icing gel.

AussieGirl1010 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 4:29am
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Thanks!! I had thought it might of been brown sugar!

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Melchas Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 4:34am
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I just did a golf cake and uses finely ground up cinnamon graham crackers. I looked fantastic and tasted great.

Rylan Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 5:31am
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I'll go for graham crackers.

Mensch Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 5:44am
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graham crackers or digestive biscuits, crushed and mixed in with a little white cake sparkles.

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