Covering Ice Cream Cones In Fondant??

Decorating By ClaireBear7 Updated 11 Feb 2014 , 6:49am by castlefordcakes

ClaireBear7 Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 12:32am
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Hi all! This is my first time posting here! I am making a Rupunzel tower for my daughters 6th bithday next week. I have decided on using 2 ice cream cups as the tower part. My only problem is, I want to cover them in fondant. Will this make the cones go soggy and collapse?? I was going to put a thin coating of buttercream under the fondant to help it stick.

Any help would be appreciated!!

Thanks all! C

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castlefordcakes Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 6:29am
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AHello. I've cover cones before and was a little worried about it too. I decided to use very thin fondant and edible glue. I found that the pattern from the cone came through, giving a template to make them even prettier with dust or piping. I wouldn't use buttercream xx

ClaireBear7 Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 6:44am
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AThanks for your reply. I usually use a little tylose mixed in water to make my 'glue'. Do you think this would work ok?

castlefordcakes Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 6:49am
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AYes. If you add clear alcohol to your glue it lasts longer xx

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