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How would you stick onto fondant icing please?

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ThaddyMummy Thu 06-Aug-15 22:13:06

My DS will be one on Sunday!! (sob)

I am making him a sponge cake with different layers in different colours so it will look like a rainbow when cut open, iced in sky blue fondant icing so it looks like the sky.

I would like to make little white birds out of the spare fondant, and some clouds too, and stick them onto the sky.

What should I use to stick the birds and clouds onto the iced cake please?

Theknacktoflying Thu 06-Aug-15 22:15:15


Imnotaslimjim Thu 06-Aug-15 22:15:55

Just brush them lightly with water, and they'll stick. Would love to see a pic when you're done I'm a cake addict

ThaddyMummy Thu 06-Aug-15 22:20:03

Oh thank you!
When I was looking for the blue dye online I saw some edible adhesive so started to worry water wouldn't work.

If it doesn't look completely wonky I'll take a pic on Sunday & upload.
Tis my first serious cake smile

Imnotaslimjim Fri 07-Aug-15 18:41:33

Water will be fine, just hold it in place for a few seconds. I use edible glue for heavier things but water is find for little things like you're doing

ThaddyMummy Sun 09-Aug-15 20:53:11

Water worked! Thanks

Pico2 Sun 09-Aug-15 20:56:13

That's beautiful.

ThaddyMummy Sun 09-Aug-15 20:58:18

oh thank's wonky but I was very chuffed with it.

Imnotaslimjim Sun 09-Aug-15 21:20:47

Thats fabulous

workatemylife Tue 11-Aug-15 12:40:36

Beautiful - love the birds!

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