Fondant People

Decorating By mockther Updated 16 Jun 2011 , 9:04pm by SarahBeth3

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mockther Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 3:13pm
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I made my first fondant people the other day. They turned out really cute but parts kept breaking off. Should I have done a mix with gum paste? Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

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aprilismaius Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 8:31pm
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I like to add tylose (CMC powder) to my fondant when I make figures. I also use a glue made from hot water and tylose to glue the parts together. I use dry spaghetti to hold heads on and such.

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SarahBeth3 Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 9:04pm
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Dry spaghetti like aprilismaius said combined with water works really well, especially with arms and standing legs and I use plain old tap water to make smaller things stick. Sometimes I have to hold it for several seconds on heavier things. I haven't done very many fondant figures, so I haven't run into needing anything else but this. I made these little guys last week with my son. We used uncooked spaghetti & a dab of water to hold the heads on the bodies and water for everything else.

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