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post #16 of 20
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Yes, Melissa, I saw the links and replied to you.
post #17 of 20
I sent you a couple pictures this morning by email -- I'm also going to post on the store's facebook page to see what other hits and tricks others might have.
post #18 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thanks for asking others of "hints & tricks". I saw the two pictures of the piece you sent me. I saw the opinions of Missy or Mindy (two names listed). I will just play with them as time permits and see if they will be useful in the future.
post #19 of 20

Satin Ice is fondant, I believe.  Try Gumpaste. I haven't used these particular lace molds, but have had luck with others suing Gumpaste.  Good Luck! 

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Originally Posted by tonedna View Post
Roll the gumpaste in a flat surface, just like if you where going to do any cutout.
Then place the gumpaste on the mold and press it with your hands. Take the top part
of the lace and place it on to of the gumpaste and use a rolling pin to help you press.
If the gumpaste is good quality it shpuld break pretty easy, so pull the excess pieces of
gumapste with the top part still holding the gumpaste.
The take the top press how and push the excess gumpaste to the inside of the mold to
clean the edges.

tonedna:  You definitely know what your doing with Gumpaste!  Your cakes are incredible.

 

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Originally Posted by tonedna View Post
For the first impression mold I pull the excess to the center and cut it with scissors. Sometimes I use a palette knife, depending on the mold.

tonedna: good advice, I have been using the palette knife for years on small molds, but will try the scissors next time!!

 

Silicone lace molds make great designs for cakes & cookies.

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