Making Small Diamond Impression

Decorating By hamie Updated 18 Jul 2010 , 11:31pm by hamie

hamie Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:29am
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I have a bride who wants this cake with the small impression. I tried using my impression mat, on overlapped it to get a second set of impressions, did not work out. Any suggestions? Anyone seen and impression mat this small.

TIA
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yummy Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 1:35pm
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I see a texture on the icing but no diamond impression. That looks like bc or royal icing dots that were piped on or fondant cut out with a small round tip.

endymion Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 1:44pm
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I would think you could use some kind of screen (food-safe, of course) rather than an impression mat. And then as others have said, pipe on top of that.

ptanyer Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 1:57pm
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I see what you are talking about and wonder if it isn't a piece of metal impression mat like used in clay making products. When I was looking at AC Moore this weekend, I was in the clay aisle and saw some metal sheets (like maybe 4x6) that had different designs. Maybe the scale texture in this one:

http://makinsclay.com/US/eng/products/d.htm.

Hope that helps icon_smile.gif
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hamie Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 11:31pm
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yummy -the impression is in the fondant on the top and botton tiers

ptanyer -I will go take a look this week and see if they will work

anyone else have an idea how to make is very small impression?

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