Attaching Candy To Fondant

Sugar Work By Dancingprincess64 Updated 17 May 2008 , 2:24pm by DianeLM

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Dancingprincess64 Posted 17 May 2008 , 4:45am
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well...tomorrow is the "big day!" I have made a giant cake (well, it feels like it, anyway!) and the theme is seashells and starfish. The bride wants me to attach the starfish I have made (using melts) onto the side of the cakes, over the fondant.

Does anyone have suggestions on how to attach these? I plan on waiting until I arrive at the reception location when I assemble the cakes to add the candies. I am worried the buttercream will get too warm and the starfish will fall off...hmmm...any help out there!

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JoAnnB Posted 17 May 2008 , 6:22am
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royal icing makes great 'glue' Melted chocolate and some freeze spray will also work.

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DianeLM Posted 17 May 2008 , 2:24pm
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Definitely use melted chocolate. You won't need much and it should dry within a few seconds - especially if the cake is chilled, so you shouldn't need freeze spray. However, if you want to use freeze spray, go to Radio Shack and buy a $5 can of circuit freeze. It's exactly the same stuff the pastry sites sell for $20!

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