Decorating Sides Of The Cakes With Nuts, Sprinkles, Etc.

Decorating By bvwilliams Updated 25 Feb 2010 , 6:28pm by ttehan4

bvwilliams Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 6:05pm
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How do I put sprinkles, nuts, crumbs, etc. onto the side of a cake?

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FierceConfections Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 6:16pm
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When I've done this (on a fondant covered cake), I've brushed a thin coat of piping gel over the entire surface, then used my cupped palm filled with sanding sugar (or whatever) and pressed it onto the cake. I've never had a problem with it not sticking. I've never tried it with nuts, though.

ttehan4 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 6:28pm
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If you are doing it with an iced cake, do the cupped hand technique before the icing crust.

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