Using Rice Krispies Treat As A Part Of Decoi

Decorating By jeri68 Updated 1 Sep 2010 , 5:18am by FlourPots

jeri68 Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 9:28pm
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I would like to hear inst.for mixing rice krispie treat for additions to decorating cakes

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poohsmomma Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 11:15pm
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I used to use the original recipe on the cereal box. Then I started leaving out the butter just so the butter wouldn't make the product rancid if it set for a while. I have finally settled on candy melts and rice cereal. The candy melts set up a little more stable than the marshmallows. In all of these cases, I crushed the cereal up to make the finished texture a little finer/smoother. I don't really have a recipe-I just melt some candy melts and stir in cereal until it's pretty solid.

msulli10 Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 11:29pm
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I use the premade ones and then just sqish them into the shape I need. I use them a lot!

TrixieTreats Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 11:42pm
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I use (sort of) the traditional box recipe, though I eyeball it. I like it to be a bit heavier on the cereal because I feel it makes for a sturdier, more compact end result. So, I just melt the marshmallows with a pat of butter, then add cereal until it looks about right. Then mold, cover in a thin layer of buttercream, then cover in fondant...ready to go.

quietude Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 11:42pm
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I use the standard recipe on the cereal box...going to have to try candy melts!

7yyrt Posted 1 Sep 2010 , 3:59am
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Add a little vanilla to the recipe if it'll be eaten, yum! The kids love it covered in buttercream... VERY sweet.

FlourPots Posted 1 Sep 2010 , 5:18am
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I just tried the pre-made for the first time and really liked working with them better than the stickier homemade.

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