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best way to cut out neat letters for a cake

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Hello,

 

 

   I usually use cookie cutters for this process but I need letters that I do not have a cutter for.  What is the best way to cut out letters to put on a cake.  I am making a Chanel no. 5 cake.  Any advice is greatly helpful.  

post #2 of 4

clikstix !

post #3 of 4

I always print letters in cardboard and cut them and cover them with self adhesive plastic so I can make a "mold". I use fondant with CMC, let dry the fondant for an hour or more, add a little bit of cornstarch and the I cut it! If letters are very small, I print the letters I need and place them on top of the structure where I need them to be. With a sharp object ( Like a needle or something similar) I trace the letters with pressure so they can get "marked" and dip the tip of a toothpick with food coloring to "paint" the letters. For very detailed letters or letter patterns I just print the image with edible ink! Hope this is not confusing and it helps you!

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Thanks for the replies this is very helpfully.  I do have one question.  What are clikstix?

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