Help With Fondant Or Can I Use Gumpaste

Decorating By kcampeau Updated 17 Dec 2015 , 3:33pm by ropalma

kcampeau Posted 17 Dec 2015 , 1:02pm
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I have someone who wants me to make a pot leaf cake. She wants a big marijuana leaf smoking a joint laying flatly on the top tier of the cake. I usually work with gumpaste and buttercream my cakes smooth. Can I use gumpaste and lay this on the top tier and then they peel it off when they cut it? Or is that just a bad idea?

I generally do not work with fondant and have never made it. Its a small amount and I do not want to buy a big fondant container of premade for this little but but make gumpaste regularly homemade and know I can do it with gumpaste just worried about the actual cutting and serving issue and if its okay if they just peel off the top.

What would you do?

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ropalma Posted 17 Dec 2015 , 3:33pm
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You are fine using gumpaste and they can peel it off before serving. 

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