Putting Name On Butterfly Cake

Decorating By kger Updated 8 Jul 2010 , 6:06am by msthang1224

kger Posted 7 Jul 2010 , 5:37pm
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I have 2 butterfly cakes in a few weeks for different birthday people. How would you go about putting a name on the cakes? Would you put fondant letters on the cake board, or would you do something with wires/sticks popping out of one of the wings?

The wire idea is something I don't know how to do. I can only think of making chocolate mold pops and then piping the letters onto the chocolate, but maybe fondant would be lighter, but I have no experience with this. Any tips?

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TexasSugar Posted 7 Jul 2010 , 5:58pm
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I'd go with on the board myself or make a banner.

auntginn Posted 7 Jul 2010 , 6:07pm
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When I have a 3d cake I like putting the lettering on the board. Even if I make a banner first. Don't want to take away from the design. HTH

kger Posted 7 Jul 2010 , 6:51pm
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Yes, thanks!

4realLaLa Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 5:29am
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I made one a while back. I wrote the name on the body part of the butterfly. You could make a fondant body and put the name on it. It was a earlier cake but maybe it will give you an idea or two.

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1589218

msthang1224 Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 6:06am
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Yes, go for the name on the board. I like decorating the boards with names etc

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