Question About Fimo Clay And Cakes

Decorating By lexi55033 Updated 13 Aug 2008 , 3:38am by dandelion56602

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lexi55033 Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 3:23am
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Has anyone ever made figures out of Fimo clay to put on a cake? I like the idea that they could be a permanent keepsake for the bride and groom, but I'm worried about the safety aspect of it. I found a website today that does exactly that and it looks very neat, but without more safety info on it, I'd be hesitant to try it. The website that I was looking at is . I suppose it wouldn't be much different than people putting Precious Moments figurines on cakes, etc. would it? Would any of the chemicals or coloring soak into the frosting? Anyone?

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sadiepix Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 3:32am
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Can you email one of the manufacturers of the fimo clay and ask about ingredients and possible leaching etc?

I would think they would be fine as long as they were wiped clean after drying. I have surely seen people put scarier things than clay figures on cake! icon_wink.gif

I am jealous of anyone with molding skills! All my figures end up looking like monsters!

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kimblyd Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 3:33am
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I think it would be fine to put them on the cake if you place them on a small piece of cardboard or parchment, just so they won't be directly touching the cake. If you cut the cardboard the exact size of the topper you won't even be able to see it.

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dandelion56602 Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 3:38am
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You could put it on a small board before putting it on the cake so it doesn't come in contact w/ the icing or cake.

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