Icing Number Cakes With Fondant Arrggghh!

Decorating By allaboutcakeuk Updated 20 Mar 2011 , 8:09pm by Marianna46

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allaboutcakeuk Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 10:04pm
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Does anyone have any hints/tips on covering number shaped cakes pls? I've covered a few now and they just don't get any easier. number 3 being the worst! so many curves so much breakage covering in one piece. tried rolling strip round the base first and putting a top on but just as painful!


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Marianna46 Posted 20 Mar 2011 , 8:09pm
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I think your method is the correct one. It seems to me all you can do is to cover the seams with buttercream or RI piping or to extrude a fondant rope or braid from a clay extruder to lay over them.

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