Tennis Balls

Decorating By shillaleh514 Updated 22 Feb 2012 , 9:56pm by Marianna46

shillaleh514 Posted 18 Feb 2012 , 4:17am
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For my brother's grooms cake, I want to create his dog, Max, who loves to destroy tennis balls, and have him surrounded by several tennis balls. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can make the tennis balls look properly fuzzy? The only thought I had was shredded coconut, but that seems too coarse. Any ideas would be very welcome and helpful!

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Marianna46 Posted 18 Feb 2012 , 4:27pm
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How about superfine sugar tinted the right color? Really fine cookie crumbs? This is a stumper!

Buttacream Posted 22 Feb 2012 , 9:49pm
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Brush with yellow butttercream and pull your brush upward of the fondant to make it textured. Make sure you use yellow fondant under the buttercream.

I did this with a sports ball cake and my tennis ball looked incredibly real.


Marianna46 Posted 22 Feb 2012 , 9:56pm
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Thanks for that idea, Buttacream. I'll no doubt be using that eventually. It's a technique that's good to have in the repertoire!

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