Plants vs Zombies: Fondant Toppers

It was after quite a bit of procrastination (that’s not like me at all 😉 ) that I finally got started on the fondant toppers for the Plants vs Zombies birthday cake. The plants were fun and fairly simple to make, but I only did the zombies head in the end. I get a bit nervous tackling human figures (even if they are undead!).

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I made a little Wall-nut and Tall-nut, a couple of Peashooters and Jalepenos, as well as a Puff-shroom and a Garlic thingy (not sure what his real name is!). Oh, and a couple of Sunflowers. Can’t forget the Sunflowers…they’re very important, especially at night!fondant2

When I got up the morning after making them though, many of the fondant toppers were glistening with moisture. I don’t know if it was the cool weather we’d been having, or if they got ‘steamed’ while I was cooking dinner the night before. Anyway, they enjoyed some 30 degree weather inside the oven for most of the day to dry out!

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Luckily they survived and were okay to use on the cake. Although Tall-nut wasn’t looking quite as tall as he used to be, and the zombie head kind of squished and cracked 😛 Oh well, he’s supposed to look like he’s decaying, right! Tomorrow I’ll post some pics of the finished cake.

 

 

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