Baby Blocks On Top Of Cake

Decorating By erin2345 Updated 2 Jun 2011 , 6:54pm by Uniqueask

erin2345 Posted 2 Jun 2011 , 6:15pm
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What do you think the easiest way is to do baby blocks for on top of a cake?

Cake is kind of messy and time consuming - I have tried rice krispie treats but they were too bumpy -

do you think I could make squares out of gum paste and glue them together with royal or chocolate? Or does anyone have any tips? thanks!

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mena2002 Posted 2 Jun 2011 , 6:34pm
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I made baby blocks out of both rice krispies and fondant.

For the rice krispies I covered it in ganache before I covered it in fondant and it wasn't bumpy at all (you can also use chocolate to get a smooth surface)

For the fondant I just cut out blocks to the size I needed, no need to make squares and glue together to make blocks. It just saves you from doing more than you need to.

hth

mlwideman Posted 2 Jun 2011 , 6:40pm
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I saw a you tube video that you may find helpful with this task. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPcdUoZibgA&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

Uniqueask Posted 2 Jun 2011 , 6:54pm
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That's a great Video, Thanks for posting.

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