Attach Seashell Candy On Fondant Cake

Decorating By dmo4ab Updated 13 Apr 2011 , 7:45pm by gscout73

dmo4ab Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 3:28am
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I'm making a sand and seashells cake this weekend. The cake is covered with fondant. The seashells are candy made from candy molds. How do I attach them so they stay in place? My first thought was a dab to use a few drops of the melted candy on the back side and stick them to the fondant. I know I'm probably overthinking this....... icon_confused.gif

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gscout73 Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 3:31am
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No, you're not over thinking. Melted choc or royal icing. You're choice.

donnlara Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 3:45am
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I've done this before (pic in my gallery), just used a dab of royal icing and it held the shells fine.

MandyBaker512 Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 4:45am
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I broke a toothpick in half and stuck the sharp end into the shell and then poked the other end into the cake. I found royal wasn't enough to hold my shells up. Hth

tiggy2 Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 4:51pm
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I'm with gscout73, melted chocolate

dmo4ab Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 5:02pm
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Thanks everyone!!

KarenOR Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 5:38pm
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In general, is one kind of melted chocolate stronger than another? Dark, Milk, White?
It seems like Dark would be, but I have no idea.

gscout73 Posted 13 Apr 2011 , 7:45pm
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I have not found one to be "stronger" than another. Thickness of the item is more of a factor. Not related to consitency, but rather thickness as in diameter.

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