Support For Fondant Tablecloth

Decorating By sarahs999 Updated 30 Sep 2014 , 9:59pm by winniemog

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sarahs999 Posted 30 Sep 2014 , 5:37pm
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AHi all

I'm making a ganached cube to be a table, and need to drape fondant on top to be a tablecloth. How should I support it to get a realistic hang while it dries, and also how do I avoid ripped corners given that it won't reach the cake board? Can I make a much longer drape and then cut it with a scalpel when it's dry or is that asking for trouble?!

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Claire138 Posted 30 Sep 2014 , 5:42pm
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I would drape it while fresh and add some rolled up kitchen roll or bubble wrap to hold the form while its drying. I definitely wouldn't attempt to cut it when it's already dry, it could tear quite a bit.

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winniemog Posted 30 Sep 2014 , 9:59pm
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AWhat Claire138 said, no problem to precut, drape the fondant and support it with paper towel etc. I often use Tupperware or my own clean set of kids' wooden blocks to give height to my supports around cakes or models, and then use paper towel.

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