How Do I Make Tissue Paper (For A Gift Bag Cake)

Decorating By Jewelsx19 Updated 19 Apr 2010 , 8:01pm by jayne1873

Jewelsx19 Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 2:27pm
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I want to make a gift bag cake for my moms birthday this weekend, but I am not sure how to do the tissue I make the fondant tissue paper before hand and let it dry (if so how do I get it to take that shape?) or do I put it on the cake and let it dry that way (again, how?)

Thanks so much!

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bashini Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 2:40pm
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hi,I did a shoe box cake few years back and I used gumpaste to make tissue. I rolled it out really thinly and cut triangles and squares and shaped it to look like tissue and let them dry before placing on the cake. HTH. icon_smile.gif

leily Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 3:11pm
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I did a mix on the present cake that is in my photos. I used gumpaste also and rolled some out in advance and laid it on real tissue paper (crumpled up) to help hold the shape.

Then I had some extra that I used to form as needed to fill in where needed between the dry stuff.

jayne1873 Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 8:01pm
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I made a shoebox cake and rolled out fondant really thin and just sort of scrunched it up and placed it on the cake

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