Help... Need Advice For Topper

Decorating By michgowell Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 6:26pm by Babs1964

michgowell Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 4:58pm
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My clients supplied their own wedding cake topper. It is a clay figure of them. The figures are attached to each other and there is no base, just their four feet. It stands on the table okay, a little unstable. It won't tip backwards, but may go forward. I need advise on making sure the bride and groom don't go rolling of the cake. Cake is being delivered tomorrow afternoon.

thanks, thanks, thanks!!!

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online_annie Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 5:43pm
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I would make a gumpaste or fondant base for them. Place them on it and cut out around their "feet". This is give them a bit more suppport than buttercream. Or you may flip it over and look for a hole. Most figures have a hole for baking. If it does place a small towel in the cake and slide the figure on top. HTH

AngelinaMomof3 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 6:03pm
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Can you place some royal icing under the figure to glue it then put some dried sugar flowers in front of it to add some front stability?

Babs1964 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 6:26pm
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I too am interested in the answer. I just made some salt dough figures for a wedding cake and I put bamboo sticks into their feet and baked them that way. To attach them to the cake I was going to put straws into the cake then insert the figures into this with a touch of RI as well.
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