What Medium For A Life Size Hand?

Decorating By nonilm Updated 5 May 2010 , 6:21pm by momsandraven

nonilm Posted 3 May 2010 , 11:26pm
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I am going to try making a cake with a zombie hand coming out of it, any thoughts on what would be the best medium to use? I was thinking RKT covered with fondant but then thought I might try modeling chocolate (which I have never used before).

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KHalstead Posted 3 May 2010 , 11:42pm
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how about rkt covered in modelling chocolate? If you use solid modelling hcocolate it will be REALLY heavy!

Jeep_girl816 Posted 4 May 2010 , 12:13am
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I agree, RKT seems like a good option. I'd smash the RK's really good before adding the marshmallow though, easier to cover and less bumpy.

havoc Posted 4 May 2010 , 12:18pm
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Wow - what a timely thread! I was going to post this very question today. I'm doing a zombie hand, too.

I was thinking of RKT covered in marzipan, but I'm not sure if marzipan is a good medium or not. It's naturally closer to skin tone in color, so painting it up with moss green and black shouldn't be hard. I just don't know if it will dry too much or how thick to roll it.

Any suggestions? Is marz a bad route?

momsandraven Posted 5 May 2010 , 6:21pm
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I've done this w/RKT, and then 'spackled over' in BC to smooth out some of the bumpiness before covering w/fondant. Worked great.

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