Help... Need Advice For Topper

Decorating By michgowell Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 6:26pm by Babs1964

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michgowell Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 4:58pm
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My clients supplied their own wedding cake topper. It is a clay figure of them. The figures are attached to each other and there is no base, just their four feet. It stands on the table okay, a little unstable. It won't tip backwards, but may go forward. I need advise on making sure the bride and groom don't go rolling of the cake. Cake is being delivered tomorrow afternoon.

thanks, thanks, thanks!!!

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online_annie Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 5:43pm
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I would make a gumpaste or fondant base for them. Place them on it and cut out around their "feet". This is give them a bit more suppport than buttercream. Or you may flip it over and look for a hole. Most figures have a hole for baking. If it does place a small towel in the cake and slide the figure on top. HTH

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AngelinaMomof3 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 6:03pm
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Can you place some royal icing under the figure to glue it then put some dried sugar flowers in front of it to add some front stability?

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Babs1964 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 6:26pm
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I too am interested in the answer. I just made some salt dough figures for a wedding cake and I put bamboo sticks into their feet and baked them that way. To attach them to the cake I was going to put straws into the cake then insert the figures into this with a touch of RI as well.
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