Pastillage

Decorating By Prath Updated 15 Nov 2014 , 7:37pm by -K8memphis

Prath Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 5:12am
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Hi, I am going to use pastillage and how much does it shrink after it dries?? 

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-K8memphis Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 9:18am
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Amine did not shrink

Prath Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 5:33pm
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AThanks doing a crib cake and wanted to know if I have to cut a few cm extra. Now I can just go by cake length

-K8memphis Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 6:42pm
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no but if it was me i'd make extra pieces because it is brittle and can crack on you -- how big is your crib? would gum paste or heavily cornstarched/tylosed fondant or royal icing work? is it real big or something? i've only worked with pastillage a bit

Prath Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 7:34pm
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its about 9 inch by 7 inch crib cake. The  fondant with tylose takes atleast 2-3 days to dry. I do not have that much time since it is short notice. so left with pastillage or chocolate melts 

-K8memphis Posted 15 Nov 2014 , 7:37pm
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good luck -- would love to see a photo 

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