Castle Cake "wall" Help Pls!!?

Decorating By twinkletoe21 Updated 30 Nov 2008 , 8:40pm by JenniferMI

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twinkletoe21 Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 10:13am
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hey everyone.. i hope someone can help me out with this "rookie" question. lolx

okey im about to make a princess castle cake and i was wondering how you put the wall? i mean.. do you cover the whole cake with fondant first AND THEN apply another layer of fondant whih of course will be the wall?.. or do you just put like the "stiff wall" straight to the buttercream covered caked? am i making an sense here?.. =( HELP pls?..

thank you much mcuh!!!

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beesting Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 10:57am
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HI, you can do either of your suggestions, personally i would cover the cake in fondant ( assuming its going to be one colour) and then either score the sides of the wall to give you the effect you are wanting or layer another peice of fondant over the 'wall' you suggested. there are lots of photos on this site that have 3D cakes covered in fondant, with seperate colours you can just do peices at a time.
I hope this makes sence.
good luck

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JenniferMI Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 8:40pm
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I use a simple impression mat to make the brick wall work on a buttercream cake. If you want to see a pic of the castle wedding cake I made using this method, just e-mail me, I'm happy to share a pic. If you look in my pics I've posted, it's there. It's VERY EASY!!!

If you have any questions at all, please ask away!

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