Candlestick Cake Topper

Decorating By miriamshapiro Updated 10 Nov 2010 , 7:55pm by Cakegirl313

miriamshapiro Posted 8 Nov 2010 , 6:00am
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Hi,

Any advice how to make a candlestick cake topper? (edible....) I'm thinking rice krispies covered w/ fondant or gum paste? I need it to be STURDY! thanks

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Cakegirl313 Posted 8 Nov 2010 , 5:28pm
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Depending on how big you would want it, I would probably go with the RKT and cover it in fondant. You can just put a dowel in it so it will stay in the top tier. Now if you don't need it to be real big you could use a 50/50 fondant to gumpaste to make it, or add tylose powder to fondant and I would still put a dowel in it.

miriamshapiro Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 6:06am
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how to make silver?

Cakegirl313 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 7:11pm
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You can use silver luster dust and vodka or lemon extract to make a paint and just paint the fondant.

tinygoose Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 7:37pm
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Modeling chocolate or fondant over a wooden skewer. Leave enough of the skewer at the bottom to stick securely into the cake. I did something similar with a camping cake I made, only they were tall redwoods. I used fondant. Make sure you dampen the sticks so the fondant stick to them or use gum glue.

miriamshapiro Posted 10 Nov 2010 , 3:12am
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what are the proportions of luster dust to vodka or lemon extract? thx!

Cakegirl313 Posted 10 Nov 2010 , 7:55pm
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I hope someone can you give you the real amount here. I actually just mix until the consistancy that I want. Always start out with a little vodka and add slowly. You don't want it to get to thin.

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