Tips For Modeling With Rice Krispy Treats?

Decorating By curiegas Updated 27 Aug 2009 , 1:29am by CutiePieCakes-Ontario

curiegas Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 11:05pm
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I need tips for working with RKTs. I am going to try to make SpongeBob's pineapple house. Can I use buttercream? If I use fondant, do i put buttercream underneath so it can stick?

These are the only questions so far but any tips would be appreciated.


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Deb_ Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 11:26pm
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Sure you can use buttercream or if you decide to use fondant either put a coat of buttercream on the RKT first or sometimes I coat the sculpture w/shortening then apply the fondant.

doitallmom Posted 26 Aug 2009 , 11:44pm
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I usually coat w/ BC first, then cover in fondant. I also find it makes your finish product less bumpy if you apply quite a bit of pressure when forming your piece(s). It kind of crushes the cereal and flattens it. HTH

veronica720 Posted 27 Aug 2009 , 12:56am
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I was told you can also use modeling chocolate, and when it hardens your piece won't squish down. Then you just cover with fondant.

CutiePieCakes-Ontario Posted 27 Aug 2009 , 1:29am
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Others have suggested that, if you're making RKT from scratch, crush the RKs down before adding to MM, because this will lessen the bumps.

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