Need To Make Fondant Look Like Coconut Husk

Decorating By bsy bug Updated 7 Aug 2013 , 8:44pm by bsy bug

bsy bug Posted 2 Aug 2013 , 3:23pm
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I have a bunch of mini cakes due next week and I want them to resemble a coconut shell (similiar to the one below).  How do I get the fondant or chocolate clay (not sure which one I will use yet) to look like coconut husk?  Was a fork used to score it?  Any ideas would be helpful.  Thank you.400

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CakeGeekUk Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 8:34pm
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Hi Bsy Bug, that coconut cake looks great! I think you're right on the spot with your idea to just use a fork to score the fondant. I was thinking your could also use what we call here in the UK "steel wool" (it's a household tool for scrubbing pots and pans!).  Get a fresh one of these and emboss the fondant with it to give that "hairy" coconut effect.  Then use the fork also. Hope this makes sense!

bsy bug Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 8:44pm
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Thank you CakeGeekUK.  I did not think about steel wool.  Will give that a try.

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