How To Do Fondant Designs On A Cake?

Baking By carmenid Updated 22 Jun 2011 , 1:20pm by kakeladi

carmenid Posted 22 Jun 2011 , 12:36pm
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I have been asked to do a baby shower cake and the lady said to use the baby's blanket as an inspiration to decorate the cake. It's flowers and butterflies, see attached. I have some cutters that I can use for the flowers but what is the best way to recreate the butterflies? what is a technique I can use to get the butterflies to look like that with out a cutter, cricut or anything like that?

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carmenid Posted 22 Jun 2011 , 12:39pm
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Here's the blanket:

carmenid Posted 22 Jun 2011 , 12:43pm
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forget it, can't attach the picture, but you get the idea. help please!

leah_s Posted 22 Jun 2011 , 12:48pm
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There are plenty of butterfly cutters you can purchase. Also wafer paper butterflies that you can draw/trace yourself or buy and cut out.

kakeladi Posted 22 Jun 2011 , 1:20pm
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B'flies are easy to make using heart cookie cutters. Just put two together - points facing w/a line down the middle. Surely you have some cookie or aspic (small sizes) cutters?

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