What is the best way to attach fondant 'snake' letters (like in the link below) to the side of a fondant covered cake? I'm thinking RI but I wasn't sure what most people do. I see these letters/numbers as toppers a lot but not on the sides of the cake as much.
I would use royal icing, as water and gum glue wouldn't be able to support that weight quite as well. Just a thin line of royal, though.
I just use water mixed with meringue powder or with tylose. The tylose works better.
I used candy melts the same color of the letters.
I use clear vanilla extract painted on the letters. I insert corsage pins strategically to support the letters until they dry and then remove the pins. If you insert them at an angle in curves/corners, the tiny holes are not noticible on the finished product.