Fondant Drip Cake - What Should I Use?

Decorating By Merakibaking Updated 8 Aug 2019 , 8:04pm by SandraSmiley

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Merakibaking Posted 8 Aug 2019 , 1:30pm
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I am making a two tier fondant cake and I am planning on making the top tier white fondant with a bright red drip (its casino theme). 

I have made many drip cakes before but only ever on buttercream cakes and I have used a form of ganache. 

I bought these Deco Melts from Hobbycraft that are red - could anyone advise me on what to do next? Shall I just melt these to drip onto the cake or shall I mix them with cream? On the packaging it says if you want it runnier to add a few drops of vegetable oil. 

I am just wondeirng how drips work with fondant and what the best way is. 

Thanks :) 

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ypierce82 Posted 8 Aug 2019 , 6:13pm
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I'm a fan of candy melts for drips, the consistency is perfect every time. Literally a few won't take much to make it too thin! Usually when I melt them, it doesn't need to be thinned.

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SandraSmiley Posted 8 Aug 2019 , 8:04pm
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I like to use candy melts, too, for the colors and consistency.  ypierce82 is right, they don't really need anything added.  Your Deco Melts should be just fine on fondant.  Be sure your cake is cold.

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