What Is The Best Way To Do Lettering On A Cake?

Decorating By missmarko Updated 5 Jan 2015 , 4:01am by Cupcakegirl2005

missmarko Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 2:49pm
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AI've been wanting to try different fonts of lettering for my cakes but not sure how to go about doing that. I've read to use Royal Icing and pipe it over the font I want covered in wax paper. Freezing it then transferring it on the cake? Is that the best way?

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leah_s Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 5:19pm
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I use Tappits.

missmarko Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 5:52pm
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I use Tappits.

What is that?

missmarko Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 6:26pm
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What is that?

Never mind I just googled it. Where can you purchase those?

georgiacakelady Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 6:31pm
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AYou can find them on global sugar art

petitecat Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 7:07pm
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I've been wanting to try different fonts of lettering for my cakes but not sure how to go about doing that. I've read to use Royal Icing and pipe it over the font I want covered in wax paper. Freezing it then transferring it on the cake? Is that the best way?

No need to freeze, just let dry overnight on the counter. Always make double what you need- something nearly always breaks!

petitecat Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 7:10pm
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AYou could also make letters out of gumpaste. Print out the font you want, adhere to clean cardboard, & cut out. Place on top of gumpaste and cut with an exact knife. I often let the gumpaste harden a little to make them easier to cut. I wouldn't do this for small letters though.

missmarko Posted 3 Jan 2015 , 8:36pm
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APerfect! Thanks so much everyone for the tips :)

beachandsweets Posted 5 Jan 2015 , 1:14am
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AI pipe mine in chocolate onto wax paper, you could also do that with royal icing

Cupcakegirl2005 Posted 5 Jan 2015 , 4:01am
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AI found my tappits on Amazon

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