Royal Icing Alligator -How To

Decorating By SuziG Updated 11 May 2013 , 7:14pm by thebrat68

 SuziG  Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
SuziG Posted 18 Apr 2013 , 1:40pm
post #1 of 4

Hi

 

I am looking for ideas on how to make a royal icing alligator. It will go on a cupcake (actually almost 200 cupcakes). Because of the large number of cupcakes, I want to be able to do as much ahead of time as I can.

 

Fancy Flours has the perfect alligator but I want try and make them myself before buying.  Here they are: http://www.fancyflours.com/product/Icing-Safari-Alligators-Set-of-18

 

Or plan B is to make chocolate alligators using a mold and putting them on the cupcakes.

 

Thanks!

 

Suzanne

3 replies
 Sassyzan  Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
Sassyzan Posted 18 Apr 2013 , 2:03pm
post #2 of 4

ACheck out Montreal confections videos on YouTube. She has some tutorials on figure piping royal icing transfers. She doesn't do alligators, just bears I believe, but it would be a good place to start.

I'd only go the chocolate route if you can find a mold with at least 10-12 alligators on it or want to buy multiple molds. It'll take forever to do 200 if you can only do a few at a time, ESP if you're painting/piping details into the mold.

Good luck!

 tamarassweets  Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
tamarassweets Posted 11 May 2013 , 5:29pm
post #3 of 4

ADid you ever figure out your alligator dilemma? I was just asked to make cupcakes with alligators on them. Please forward what ideas you found! Thank you so much!!

 thebrat68  Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
thebrat68 Posted 11 May 2013 , 7:13pm
post #4 of 4

http://www.etsy.com/search?q=alligator%20mold&view_type=gallery&ship_to=US

 

etsy has lots of diffrent molds for alligators

Quote by @%username% on %date%

%body%