Lili5768 Posted 4 Jul 2013 , 1:27am
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Can anyone tell me if I can make flip flops with RKT and cover them with fondant?

 

IThey're for Saturday for a beach themed cake. They have to stick out of the top of the cake. So just half of the flip flop will show ,so they must be hard.

 

I don't have access to gumpaste at the moment. So I was thinking of RKT. Anybody done this or any other ideas???

 

Thanks. Any and all suggestions truly welcomed and appreciated!

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Rachie204 Posted 4 Jul 2013 , 2:13am
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I personally have a terrible relationship with RCT .....they never turn out well for me.  If you dont have any gumpaste you can mix tylose power with fondant to make it harden.  What I personally do is after making my shape in fondant i will stick the fondant into a food dehydrator and leave it overnight.  Usually by the next day it is firm enough to do whatever i need to with it.  Hope this helps ;)
 

Lili5768 Posted 12 Jul 2013 , 4:36am
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Thanks Rachie204! I tried with the RKT and it was a total disaster!  I ended up making a batch of gumpaste and making them out of gumpaste.

 

The dehydrator sounds like a good idea, will look into it. Thanks

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