Attach Gumpaste Figures To Side Of Cake

Decorating By kidcrazed Updated 8 Aug 2010 , 6:17am by madgeowens

kidcrazed Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 5:06am
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What do you use to attach gum paste figures to the side of a fondant cake so they don't slide?

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catlharper Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 5:16am
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As long as they are not too heavy you could just use gumglue..this is a little bit of gumpaste disolved into warm water till it's a glue consistancy. It dries fairly quickly and you don't need much to hold your decoration. If it's really heavy then I'd use royal icing. It dries quickly and strong.


LuluSweetArt Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 6:06am
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I always like to use royal icing. Even if the figures are light, they can be bumped or shifted. I've just always found that royal icing works the best, although I have used gumglue before when in a pinch.

madgeowens Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 6:17am
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I like to bore a toothpick and when its dry the toothpick with a little gumpaste glue on the tip hold on to the side secure.

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