3D Items Coming Out Of The Top Of A Cake

Decorating By Amanda_K_Bass Updated 24 Mar 2012 , 1:14am by ajwonka

Amanda_K_Bass Posted 23 Mar 2012 , 10:47pm
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I am going to be making a two tiered cake with some items sticking out of the top of the cake. What are your best tips for successfully doing this? I was thinking of making the items out of gumpaste and sticking skewers through the design before it starts to dry. Any tips are appreciated! Thanks!

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ajwonka Posted 24 Mar 2012 , 1:14am
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Definitely depends on the design & what you're wanting to stick up. I'd use wire instead of a skewer bc the thin wire is less noticeable & the focus is still on the design. Wire can also be bent. Be sure to not insert the wire directly into the cake. You can put it in a coffee stir straw first so the cake doesn't touch the wire. Hth!

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