I am in the middle of making a cake and need to fix fondant hardened decorations on fondant. I just realized that I am out of meringue powder to make the royal icing. Any other way to make them stick (ie. recipes, alternatives)???
I always do mine with a little bit of water. I take a paintbrush and lightly put water on the back of the decoration I'm trying to stick.
got piping gel?
Thank you for replying so quickly. I do not have any piping gel either . If I use the dab of water will it hold pretty firmly or should I try a thick buttercream frosting dabbed?
I only use a little water, and it is strong enough.
I see on youtube once, this woman use egg white instead of water.
Hope it helps & Good luck!
I always just use water. and I've never had a problem with things falling off. Just a light brushing of water is all you need -- don't put so much that it runs! If your fondant decorations are thick, just lightly hold it for a second or two and it will grab.
You guys are wonderful! Thank you so much. I am so relieved!
Water should work, but if you're not comfortable with that you could also use gunge. Gunge is fondant and a little bit of water, mixed to consistency of chewing gum. I usually add a bit more water so it is more spreadable.
I always use water - never an issue!! Good luck!
i use a glue made out of tylose and water. i have had a lot of sucess using this-it's tacky and good for holding slightly larger pieces. however, i always use melted chocolate candy melts for larger, heavier pieces. works like a charm everytime!! (do not use Wilton candy melts) HTH
I love the new ideas. I didn't see them in time but will remember them for next time. I used the water and added a dab of super thick buttercream too. I love the cake and am thrilled with the results. I appreciate your help.