I'm making a farm cake for my son's first birthday. It's the house pan (barn) stacked on a sheet cake. I've made a bunch of fondant animals and they seem a little heavy to me--particularly the horse and cow. Should I put some dowels underneath them for support or do you think they'll be OK? I've never put fondant figurines on a cake before. I don't have to transport the cake anywhere, but I'm wondering if they'll start to make the cake sink if they're too heavy.
You could use some toothpicks in there feet. or bodys what ever is against the cake. How big are these animals.. they should just sit on the cake fine if not too big.. but to keep them stable for a car trip I would secure them with a toothpick or straw. jUst be sure to tell everyone there is toothpicks and needs to be removed before eating, Never assume they will do this automaticlly You would be surprised.. be safe and warn everytime.. Hope this helps..