Getting Fondant Figures To Stick

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

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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.

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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.

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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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