How Do I Royal Ice On Curved Gingerbread?

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Kimbadawhitelyon Posted 8 Apr 2019 , 10:02pm
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I'm doing rapunzel's tower made of gingerbread and I'm not sure how to go about decorating it. The "stem" of the tower is quite tightly curved, the curve of a can of beans, and the room part of the tower is also curved but not as tightly. How do I ice this? I can't imagine the outline and flood method working too well unless there is some trick I don't know yet. There are almost no flat surfaces on the entire structure except a window panel. 

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SandraSmiley Posted 9 Apr 2019 , 12:27am
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Have you considered using modeling chocolate or fondant?  I am a total novice with RI, but I know modeling chocolate would work and it tastes delightful.

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kakeladi Posted 9 Apr 2019 , 12:52am
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Why do you have to flood it ?   Just pipe it or apply w/a spatula   And I agree with Sandra why does it have to be royal 

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pascutler Posted 9 Apr 2019 , 2:05am
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You might have somewhat better results dipping instead of flooding, but like the others, I would forgo either and just pipe directly on the gingerbread 

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-K8memphis Posted 10 Apr 2019 , 12:07am
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yeah -- just apply it as stated above and you can sand it smooth if need be -- once dry of course

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