Beach Cake Questions

Decorating By patty7276 Updated 5 Aug 2011 , 9:04pm by Debi2

patty7276 Posted 5 Aug 2011 , 12:02pm
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how would i make fringe to go around beach umbrella (would be using jem 3D beach umbrella cutter). also, wanted to make waves around the cake with a fondant wrap but can't figure out how to cut the waves. any suggestions? oh, one more thing, what's the best way to make sand?
thank you

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krumbledkakes Posted 5 Aug 2011 , 6:15pm
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Not sure about your other questions but for sand you can use brown sugar!

ATL_Cakes Posted 5 Aug 2011 , 6:22pm
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If you have a Cricut machine, they actually have a wave template that you can use. Its very handy! Yes, light brown sugar is the best version of "sand". Some people also use crushed graham crackers, but I prefer brown sugar. The brown sugar will get hard in about 20-30 mins once you put it on the cake, so be sure to have it where you want it.

Here's two cute templates for a wave: and

Debi2 Posted 5 Aug 2011 , 9:04pm
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Vanilla wafers make really nice sand too! Taste much better than brown sugar if you are going to be eating it along with the cake.

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