Gumpaste Figure Or Use Rice Crispies And Cover In Fondant

Decorating By Babyblonde37 Updated 29 Mar 2011 , 6:53pm by cakeflake80

Babyblonde37 Posted 28 Mar 2011 , 6:05pm
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Making a puppy, about 6" long, 4" high (ish) dont know best way to go about molding. Suggestions?

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KarenOR Posted 28 Mar 2011 , 6:22pm
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I'm no expert but I think it would be easier to do all in fondant than to try and use such little quantities of RK and get them where you want them to be.

debbief Posted 28 Mar 2011 , 7:41pm
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To me, it doesn't seem like 6" long and 4" high is really that small. I think it would take a pretty good size piece of of fondant or gumpaste to get that size. I think if I was going to do it, I would make the body in RKT and the head/legs...everything else in fondant or gumpaste.

cakeflake80 Posted 29 Mar 2011 , 6:53pm
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I agree. Use RKT for the body because it will take a pretty large size piece of gumpaste or fondant. I just made dump trucks and bulldozers out of RKT and they were about that size. I covered them in modeling chocolate which I made with the candy melts in different colors. Since it was so easy and they came out great, I can imagine I will always choose RKT over all gumpaste for any figure that is larger than a few inches long/tall!

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