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Heatherb
« on: October 03, 2004 09:50:27 AM »

Hi Smiley

I am hoping to create a Halloween cake consisting of a headstone with a head and hand coming out of it.  The hand is the only part I am having trouble coming up with.  Maybe Marzipan or sculpted cake?  Any suggestions would be great!

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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2004 10:29:46 AM »

it seems like you could get a clean rubber/plastic glove and fill it with something that will keep its shape.  like maybe some jello mixed with cool whip or cream cheese to give it an opaque appearance?
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2004 07:23:47 PM »

fondant is always great to sculpt with, you could use a palm shaped piece and cover toothpicks part way with fondant and stick them in and blend the seams to look like fingers.
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2004 12:23:35 PM »

I'd think you could use cookes.  Like thoes vanilla things . . . um Vienna fingers I think.  and you could cut them in half and frost them.  That would look like headstones.
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freisss
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2004 08:23:07 PM »

Depending on the size of the cake, I'd just use figure piping for the hand-- construct your headstone from cake, cookie, or whatever, ice, make the head, and pipe the hand right onto the cake with icing and a large round tip.  If you're still not sure what I'm talking about, check here:

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/ah_entertaining_other/article/0,1801,HGTV_3116_1396190,00.html

Good luck!
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