How Do I Apply An Edible Image To Fondant

Decorating By GeminiKim Updated 27 Jan 2010 , 10:42am by bashini

GeminiKim Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 1:20am
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I want to make frames for wallet size edible images.

1. Do I use all fondant or 50/50 fondant /gumpaste for the frames?
2. How do I apply the edible image to the fondant? Do I use water, alcohol or piping gel? I don't want the image to run.

Thank you. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

3 replies
cdavis Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 1:24am
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You can either lightly (very lightly) mist the fondant and then apply or use piping gel. I prefer the piping gel myself.

prterrell Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 2:55am
post #3 of 4

I've used corn syrup to apply edible images to fondant iced cookies.

bashini Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 10:42am
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Hi, I would use 50/50 mix of fondant and gumpaste for the frames. And for applying the image to fondant, I have used a thin coat of shortening. icon_smile.gif

Hope this helps too,

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