Partillage, Gumpaste??

Decorating By carolsnz Updated 16 Aug 2015 , 9:46pm by jgifford

carolsnz Posted 16 Aug 2015 , 9:41pm
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I'm new to this site, please excuse me if I'm asking this question in the wrong place.

I have to make a mindcraft cake with a sword sticking out of the top. (Like the one below). I don't know how to make the sword so it will stay standing up in the cake. I tried fondant with tyo powder but that didn't work and after doing some research on the internet I discovered Partillage and was wondering if this would work? Has anybody got any ideas how I could do this?

I'm new to cake decorating too, only been doing it in the past couple of months, but am loving it. 

Thanks for your help in advance. 


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jgifford Posted 16 Aug 2015 , 9:46pm
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From what I understand, pastillage is meant to dry rock-hard.  Of course, so is gumpaste.  Have you considered covering a cardboard or firm plastic form with fondant and letting it dry that way?

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