Abby Cadabby Hair Advice

Decorating By lreyna25 Updated 13 Nov 2009 , 3:01pm by lreyna25

lreyna25 Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 11:49pm
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I am doing a 3-D Abby Cadabby cake and want to get the hair "perfect". Does anyone have any advice on how to get the pigtails to look "wispy"? I am thinking about making them with clay gun and drying them upside down, then adding sections as others dry...
Anyone else have any suggestions...Please! The client wants cake completely edible.

Thanks in advance. icon_smile.gif

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cakesrock Posted 13 Nov 2009 , 4:39am
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Maybe if you post a picture, that would help.
If I am correctly remembering what her hair looks like, then you could use the same tip you use for grass (if using BC). If you want to use fondant, then you could use the pasta attachment on your KA, if you have one. You could also just cut thin strips. Gumpaste is also an option - it's technically edible. Or use spaghetti...good luck! Please post finished product! icon_smile.gif

lreyna25 Posted 13 Nov 2009 , 2:25pm
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I'm attaching a pic of can see how the hair is you think the grass tip would work and what do I use to do it...BC, RI or other suggestions?
Thx for answering

cakesrock Posted 13 Nov 2009 , 2:47pm
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I would try the grass tip in BC, but just use a stiff BC. Maybe there are other suggestions??

lreyna25 Posted 13 Nov 2009 , 3:01pm
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Thanks...I may just lose my hair with this cake!!

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