Fondant Layers/inlay? Fbct? Color Flow? Candy Melts?

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chickadee2828 Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 12:09pm
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I have been asked to add a large NHL team logo (Ottawa Senators) onto a 9" cake. I'm not sure which way to approach the logo.

The cake will be covered in fondant, so I thought about just cutting out coloured pieces of fondant and layering them up, then tracing around in black icing, but I'm worried about it looking uneven, and how the icing would work with different levels of fondant.

So, that's when I thought about using the fondant inlay technique, and then using black icing. But there's a LOT of black icing, and not sure if I should just use black fondant...but again layering issue...or a LOT of inlay work.

I considered the FCBT idea, but I haven't tried this, and I'm worried if it would work for such a large, detailed piece (i.e. 6-7" diameter). I also want it to look really good since it will be placed on smooth white fondant.

I considered the Color Flow idea, but again, this is new to me. It looks like exactly what I want...nice and smooth. But, can it be placed on fondant without breaking down. I have to put it on the cake the day before it will be eaten. I'm also worried about breakage because of the size.

I also thought about candy melts, but again...breakage?

I'd love to hear from others about their experiences so that I can decide which way to go about this cake.

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chefyluvs2cook Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 12:54pm
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where would i find information on how to do Bas Relief

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SoonerBaker Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 1:11pm
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I watched this video on youtube.

I tried my transfer in frosting, then made it in chocolate. Worked like a charm.

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BrindysBackyard Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 1:22pm
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I would go with a chocolate transfer

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