Gumpaste 2D Buildings

Decorating By AllyR Updated 5 Mar 2010 , 12:46am by AllyR

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AllyR Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 2:13am
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I am making a Batman cake for my son's birthday party and I want to make a cityscape around the bottom layer of 2D buildings (similar to many of the batman cakes in the galleries).

Has anyone made flat gumpaste items like this? How thin should I roll the gumpaste? How can i get it to dry curved and not fall over? I am guessing i should mold it around the cake pan but what will keep it from falling over as it dries? How would I affix it to the fondant covered cake?

Thanks everyone!

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LeckieAnne Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:11pm
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Do they need to stick out above the top of the cake? Because I would probably do it just in fondant and stick them right on without drying first?

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xanikesmom Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:30pm
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I agree ... unless you're wanting them to stand up on their own above the cake tier, I would just do them in fondant.

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AllyR Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 12:46am
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Hmmm...I had initially imagined that they would stick up past the top of the 1st layer, but maybe they don't have to. Putting a piece of cut fondant on top of fondant sounds much easier!

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