Potted Plant Cake

Decorating By Joyp Updated 9 May 2009 , 3:36am by Texas_Rose

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Joyp Posted 9 May 2009 , 3:28am
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Hey guys, i wanted to try one of those potted plant cakes but im kinda confused on how I would get the flower to stand up without falling over. Any ideas would be great! Here is the one id like to make for my sisters bday:


ok mine prolly wont come out as good as that one icon_wink.gif

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patticakesnc Posted 9 May 2009 , 3:36am
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Floral wire? I think they sell the food safe wire too, not sure.

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Texas_Rose Posted 9 May 2009 , 3:36am
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Make the flowers on a wooden skewer, dowel or on wire. If you use wire, put a drinking straw into the cake, trim to where it's level with the top of the cake, and put the wire in that. You can put a little fondant in the straw to keep the wire from moving around.

I haven't made a cake like that but I made a big tree on a cake before, and the middle of it was dowels, with one longer one extending down into the cake, and it stood up just fine.

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