Best Wire Gauge?

Decorating By King-Girlz Updated 23 Feb 2010 , 3:37pm by tonedna

King-Girlz Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 3:18pm
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Hello,
I would like to get some wire and stick it out of my cake with some fondant on the ends! I know you can't put wire straight into the cake and I was going to put the wire through a coffee stirrer first. I have some flower wire but I find it is too flimsy and doesn't keep a straight line, it kinks and it is 18 gauge. I love it when the wire is perfectly straight? Any suggestions on the best gauge wire to use for strength to hold up the fondant and for straightness!
Thanks in advance!

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tonedna Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 3:37pm
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You can use a 20 or you can put a few 18 together with florist tape.
If you want it really straight you can even use a skewer.
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