Inedible Alternative To Fondant For Faux Cake?

Decorating By SSGirly Updated 3 Apr 2011 , 12:47am by cownsj

SSGirly Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 9:58pm
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Does anyone know of an inedible alternative to fondant for a faux cake?

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Marianna46 Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 11:26pm
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There's a thing called cold porcelain that might do the trick. I'm sure you can find a recipe for it if you Google it.

dsilvest Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 11:43pm
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Why don't you want to use fondant?

SSGirly Posted 3 Apr 2011 , 12:10am
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thanks for the tip.. i'll look it up.

it is a cake for a theater and they want to keep it, but they are concerned the fondant will attract critters in storage...

LKing12 Posted 3 Apr 2011 , 12:14am
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Almost anything will attract critters in storage. The will even get into styrofoam. They will have to store it in a plastic container.

SSGirly Posted 3 Apr 2011 , 12:16am
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right, but i guess a non-food product is less likely to attract than a sugary-sweet smelling cake.

CWR41 Posted 3 Apr 2011 , 12:43am
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I don't think it will look like fondant, but you can use spackle from the hardware store. It's very easy to apply like icing, and very durable (yet lightweight).

cownsj Posted 3 Apr 2011 , 12:47am
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Lightweight plaster works beautifully. You can even thin it a bit and pipe it too.

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