Help!! More On Rkt And Fondant!

Decorating By 1cakelady87 Updated 8 Mar 2011 , 2:45am by cakesnglass

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1cakelady87 Posted 8 Mar 2011 , 1:51am
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Hello to everyone! This is my first post on here and I can't believe I never knew of this website before now! I have a sports themed cake I am making, and plan on making a basketball, baseball, and football out of RKT. To me it seems fairly easy, but I'm concerned with gravity and it pulling on my fondant on the round balls. Should I use a thick layer of BC, let it sit, and then cover with fondant. I see a lot of people talking about modeling chocolate but I have never used it and am more comfortable with fondant. Any tips or suggestions will be grateful! (I hope I made sense about what I was asking for!)

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BRATTYR Posted 8 Mar 2011 , 2:22am
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welcome to cc!!!! i have used fondant on rkt and it does not tear. you can put a few drops of gumpaste or water to help it stick! good luck

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cakesnglass Posted 8 Mar 2011 , 2:45am
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I just used rkt on my shoe cake, things i'll do next time. Crush up the rk before adding the marshmallows to get a smoother surface. I did coat the rkt with melted chocolate liked that. I did 2 layers of fondant because I wanted a really smooth surface. Lots of fun to work with, this was my first try. Good luck!!

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