Giant Cupcake Cake Shell

Decorating By sammi22 Updated 16 Jul 2013 , 7:43pm by sammi22

sammi22 Posted 16 Jul 2013 , 7:24pm
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AI'm making a giant cupcake cake for a first birthday, and she's going to be having this cake outside (I believe just during the "cake smash" part) would the candy melt shell stand up to an 80-90° day? Or would fondant be a better option?

Please help :)

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martmarg Posted 16 Jul 2013 , 7:32pm
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I would do fondant.  Candy melts will probably start sweating and perhaps melt off.

CakeRae80 Posted 16 Jul 2013 , 7:34pm
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I agree with the fondant.  It would be easier to "smash" for the child too than candy melts wouldn't it?  I've not done anything in candy melts, so I'm unsure...

sammi22 Posted 16 Jul 2013 , 7:37pm
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AThanks, I was thinking fondant too. I'm sure she won't even touch the bottom part. I was only thinking candy melts because I've heard it's much easier than using fondant on the ridges of the cake mold.

sammi22 Posted 16 Jul 2013 , 7:39pm
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This is how you do the shell. I think presentation wise it looks amazing.

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