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Covering this cake with fondant?

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
I was trying to figure out how this cake is covered seamlessly in fondant. I think it's round cakes topped with a styrofoam face dummy, but how can we cover it without the seams showing? TIA!

http://kidscakes.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=80466363
post #2 of 4

Of course it isn't seamless. They've covered the seam(s) with the 'web'.

post #3 of 4

They're not seamless...they don't show you the back! But I don't think you cover it all at once. Head gets covered separately from the bottom. A friend of mine made one. You can always cover the seams with the royal icing spiderweb that goes all around it. That's why it looks seamless. Here's what I have about tutorials.

 

http://frostingfun.blogspot.com/2005/04/you-will-need-10-cups-of-red-crusting.html

 

http://www.geekologie.com/2012/02/fork-me-im-hungry-spider-man-bust-cake.php

 

http://cakecentral.com/t/273093/3d-bust-cakes

 

http://cakecentral.com/t/33457/3d-bust-cake-question

 

http://cakecentral.com/t/689642/3d-spiderman-bust-bc-or-fondant

post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
THANK YOU!! I'll follow those tutorials and hopefully, I should get a neat looking cake:)
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