I Need A Button Cake

Decorating By theshegoof Updated 23 Jul 2008 , 2:42pm by SweetResults

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theshegoof Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 12:13pm
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I am making the cake for a adoption shower in 3 weeks. The theme is " Cute as a button" I can't think of any cakes to make for this shower. HELP please. icon_smile.gif

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Texas_Rose Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 12:15pm
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It would be really easy to make some buttons out of fondant...just cut circles and then make some holes in the center. Do different sizes and colors and put them around the cake.

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ALVARGA Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 12:33pm
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Check out the new Martha Stewart wedding cake book and The Whimsical Bakery cake book. I believe that they both have cakes decorated with a button theme. It may give you an idea. Also I have seen button fondant mold but I am not sure where. Good luck icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif

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ngfcake Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 12:38pm
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sweetcakes Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 2:21pm
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when you cut your buttons out of fondant lay a piece of saran wrap over the fondant first and push your circle cutter down over that, it will give a nice rounded edge. plus another benefit is if you use your tip ends to cut buttons the fondant wont get stuck inside the tip.

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SweetResults Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 2:42pm
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How funny we are doing a Cute as a Button cake this Friday as well!

I made some booties and we are putting them in the middle of a round cake, ribbon around the base, and clusters of buttons around the booties.

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