How to attach ribbon to fondant

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How to attach ribbon to fondant
Decorate your cake with a ribbon. (Martin Poole/Photodisc/Getty Images)

Applying ribbon to a cake covered in fondant can add a touch of elegance. You don't have to rely on a bakery to add this special accent; it can be done in your home kitchen.

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Things you need

  • Cake
  • Ribbon
  • Fondant cover
  • Decorative pins

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  1. 1

    Bake the cake according to the recipe, and cover it with fondant.

  2. 2

    Attach the beginning of the ribbon with a decorative pin, such as one with a pearl or a flower on the end.

  3. 3

    Wrap the ribbon around the cake, and keep it taut.

  4. 4

    Continue to wrap the ribbon around the cake, adding decorative pins every 7.5 to 10 cm (3 to 4 inches).

  5. 5

    Remove the first pin, and place the end of the ribbon over the other end. Replace the pin.

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