Securing Fondant Letters To A Cake Board?

Decorating By CherylB Updated 12 May 2011 , 1:16am by CherylB

CherylB Posted 12 May 2011 , 12:58am
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Does someone have a suggestion as to the best method to secure fondant letters or perhaps a fondant plaque to a cake board covered with the foil covering you can buy in a roll at Michaels?

Might I use buttercream icing or would Royal icing be better?

Or some other method that I'm not even aware of?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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lyndim Posted 12 May 2011 , 1:08am
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I just had this issue and the thing that finally worked was confection glaze. A little dab of the glaze and a couple of minutes later it stuck! HTL! I got the glaze from globalsugarart,.

kimbordeaux Posted 12 May 2011 , 1:09am
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When I glue my fondant to anything, (cake, board...) I use a paint brush and water. It doesn't take much. If you apply too much it will squish out the sides. HTH, Kim

saapena Posted 12 May 2011 , 1:11am
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Corn syrup or piping gel will also work.

icer101 Posted 12 May 2011 , 1:11am
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i weaken piping gel with water, use tiny brush and it works great for me.

CherylB Posted 12 May 2011 , 1:16am
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Thank you all for the quick responses. I will definitely try your suggestions!

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