How Do I Make The Bushes From The Barbie Diamond Castle?

Decorating By The_Sugar_Fairy Updated 19 Sep 2009 , 6:52am by CakeMakar

The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 3:33pm
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Anyone have any ideas on how I can make the bushes from the Barbie Diamond castle? Here's the best picture I can find: http://www.barbie.ca/diamondcastle/ Thanks!

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CakeMakar Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 3:56pm
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The long skinny ones around the castle?

Perhaps Duff's method? He makes green royal icing and spreads it out to dry. Then scrapes it up to make fluffy green "powder". Then he makes the tree shape in fondant and rolls the shape in the powder to give it texture. (Sorry, I don't know how he gets the powder to stick.)

The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 19 Sep 2009 , 1:05am
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That's a really good idea, thanks! If I wanted to stick fondant to rice krispie treats, do I need to put buttercream on it first, or just stick the fondant to the rice krispie treats?

CakeMakar Posted 19 Sep 2009 , 6:52am
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I think most people use chocolate or those candy melts, but you'll need a sticky of some kind.

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