Zebra Striped Bow

Decorating By Vanessa7 Updated 15 Jan 2011 , 3:26am by Vanessa7

Vanessa7 Posted 15 Jan 2011 , 2:20am
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I made a zebra striped bow but had a hard time keeping the black stripes to lay nicely on the fondant. (You can see the bow on my link - http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1896731 ) I've got another order for the same cake and was wondering if there was a better way to keep the black stripes on the white fondant. Or, should I just make the bows and then paint/marker them on?

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SweetSouthernBakery Posted 15 Jan 2011 , 2:48am
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When I do a zebra stripe I take the actual stripes and lay them on my fondant and then with the rolling pin mush them into the fondant. I don't seem to have any problems when I do it this way. I hope this helps.

Also here is a link on this method that really helps.

icer101 Posted 15 Jan 2011 , 2:56am
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Hi, here is a tutorial showing this method that o/p is talking about. I was taught this method some years ago by mercedes. Can,t pronounce her last name. She demos on the satin ice site. hth


Vanessa7 Posted 15 Jan 2011 , 3:26am
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The you-tube tutorial is awesome! I got the mat for Christmas this year but have not yet used it. Didn't even think about using it for this project. Last time I made a zebra print bow I did try to roll the black into the white but still had some trouble areas. I'm thinking the mat will take care of that. Can't wait to play with zebra print tomorrow! I had searched the web for this but didn't have any luck. Thank you sdrb84 and icer101 for your help! icon_biggrin.gif

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