Baseball Cap Brim

Decorating By Bonniecakes08 Updated 25 Feb 2010 , 11:02pm by Bonniecakes08

Bonniecakes08 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 7:48pm
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Looking for tips on how to form/shape the brim of the hat. I just made one and the brim is too flat, couldn't find anything the right shape to form the fondant brim on. TIA

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tranqlty Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 7:54pm
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When I made mine I laid mine over my rolling pin. I have also read where you can cover the brim of a baseball cap and lay your fondant/gumpaste over the actual hat to shape it...hope this helps...if you have any more questions feel free to PM me

Bonniecakes08 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 8:16pm
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Thanks tranqlty, I was just thinking why not use a real hat. But I was thinking that when I put the fondant hat onto the cake it will sit on, the brim would need some kind of support even on the cake itself so it wouldn't just sink in the middle or crack?!

tranqlty Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 8:28pm
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Once I attached the brim of the hat I put a few cake pieces under it that I had carved away from the sides when shaping...unfortunately mine cracked during the drying process but it all worked out...it just made my hat look "weathered"

Loucinda Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 8:38pm
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I used a 50/50 blend - covered a real hat with saran wrap, let it dry on there and used it without supports. Worked fine!

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1502331

Flintstone691961 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 8:57pm
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I used a fondant bucket just put wax paper between the hat and bucket

Bonniecakes08 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 11:02pm
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Flintstone did you have to put anything beneath the brim after it was in place?

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