Question About Tracing On Fondant

Decorating By martvrnc35 Updated 7 Oct 2011 , 8:49pm by JanH

martvrnc35 Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 5:39pm
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how do you trace an image on fondant that you want to cut? I am trying not to use cutters.

Thanks

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missoularedhead Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 5:48pm
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Not sure if I'm understanding you correctly, but I've used paper patterns in the past. If it's something that has multiple colors, can you simplify the image and then make a pattern out of paper or waxed paper?

kearniesue Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 5:58pm
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Well, a graphite pencil is non-toxic, if that's what you're talking about..

Karen

martvrnc35 Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 6:04pm
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well I was reading a post and the bakers explanation of how she got the image on the cake was that she traced it. I was wondering how she did that.

cakedout Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 6:28pm
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Without knowing what cake you are referring too, cutting out shapes in fondant is just like cutting shapes out of fabric or paper: lay a pattern over the fondant, then trace with a non-toxic pen/pencil or use a stylis.

Cut using a sharp knife, craft knife, or cutting wheel.

JanH Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 8:49pm
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10 Ways to Transfer Images to Cakes:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-703241-.html

HTH

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