Attach Ribbon

Decorating By hwaldrop Updated 11 Nov 2010 , 8:15pm by brincess_b

hwaldrop Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 6:26pm
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What is the best method to attach ribbon to a fondant cake so there are no lumps and bumps?

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carriejoy Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 7:54pm
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I'm no expert but I would say bc piped(tip 3 probably) where you will place the ribbon then place ribbon on and smooth with fondant smoother.

FloraFlora Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 8:12pm
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I just make sure the ribbon is a snug fit, and use double sided tape on the end of the ribbon. The tape will only be touching the ribbons, not the cake.

brincess_b Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 8:15pm
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what kind of ribbon is it?
the key is to have the fondant on the cake nice and smooth, as the ribbon will follow the shape of the cake. ribbon is usually only secured at the back of the cake without anything else round the cake.
if its wired ribbon, u will need to accept it looking rough, or pull out the wires.

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