How To Attach A Large Flower To Fondant?

Decorating By weidertm24 Updated 27 Apr 2012 , 3:44am by icer101

weidertm24 Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 5:26pm
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Plan on making a cake that I want to attach a flower to the side of it like this - http://cakecentral.com/tutorial/petal-cake

I've made large flower before and had a hard time getting them to stay on the side like that, I would always have to put them on the bottom so they had something supporting them.

Thanks in advance!

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pmarks0 Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 5:37pm
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I would make the flower on a wire, or a toothpick/skewer.

arlenej Posted 27 Apr 2012 , 3:07am
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Make the center of the flower first and stick a skewer in it. Let it dry. Then make the flower and slide the skewer through the middle. You can attach it with royal icing. Dry in a flower former over a glass so that the skewer is hanging down in the glass. When attaching to the cake paste the bottom/back of the flower with royal icing and slide the skewer into the cake

icer101 Posted 27 Apr 2012 , 3:44am
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You can also use melted chocolate to adhere it to the cake.

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