Questions On Piping Gel & Fondant.

Decorating By sacakesandbakes Updated 15 Aug 2011 , 11:39pm by SharonWeeCreations

sacakesandbakes Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 5:29pm
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I'm planning on making a swimming pool & beach ball for my cousin birthday..
I need to know if I color the piping gel blue or is it the buttercream under that is colored blue?
Second question, will mmf melt if its touching the piping gel? I wanted to cover the ball in fondant stripes.

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TexasSugar Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 6:53pm
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I've used piping gel to glue fondant on fondant many of times. It's been with store bought, but I can't see it hurting the MMF. Use just enough to make things stick.

SharonWeeCreations Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 11:39pm
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I find that if you colour the piping jelly it gives it a weird artificial pool look. I would recommend putting the clear jelly over the coloured fondant/ buttercream.

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