Getting Fondant Figures To Stick

Decorating By mrselliott Updated 16 Oct 2009 , 7:02pm by egensinnig

mrselliott Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 2:23pm
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Hi I was wondering how to get my fondant figures to stick! I'm making a cake that will have fondant flower cutouts on it! Do you use water to stick it them to the cake?

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Malakin Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 2:35pm
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I've used water, vanilla, gumpaste glue and small amount of tylose mixed in water to adhere things to the side. For the bigger heavier pieces I use the tylose.

prterrell Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 2:38pm
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If you cake is frosted in buttercream you can just stick them right to the cake. If your cake is covered in fondant, then follow Mallakin's advice above.

egensinnig Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 7:02pm
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I use royal icing as glue - if it's tiny details that wont cover the icing blobs I use water o edible glue

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