Attach A Gumpaste Rock Climber On The Side Of Cake?

Decorating By Kiddiekakes Updated 24 Jan 2012 , 9:15pm by Herekittykitty

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Kiddiekakes Posted 24 Jan 2012 , 5:35pm
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I am making a fondant/gumpaste rock climber for a cake due in 2 weeks..I want to know the best way to attach the cimber to the side of the cake without him falling out?

I thought about just piping a BC figure but I already made the pregnant wife for ontop in Fondant and she is really cute...I kinda want to use the same medum but am worried about him falling off...

Any suggestions!!

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Herekittykitty Posted 24 Jan 2012 , 9:15pm
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I'd put some toothpicks (about 1-1.5") in his hands and feet when he is still wet and use those to anchor him in. If you are doing a fondant covered cake then add a dab of water to him where he will touch the cake sides for added adhesion. I just used bamboo skewers to attach the handle on my mug cake, one at the top and one at the bottom with a little water for glue. Worked like a charm.

Just make sure you tell the customer to remove him before cutting.

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