I’ve always loved Elmo but this is the first time I’ve had an opportunity to make him from fondant. I was honestly pretty nervous about it… making a character that’s SO well known can be a nightmare if it doesn’t come together as planned.
My first attempt was not as good… my son informed me that Elmo wasn’t ‘as fat’ as I had made him. So I took his body apart and slimmed him down. After that, I had the approval of my children! I made him with Satin Ice Red Vanilla fondant (with Tylose kneaded in to help him harden). I used Wilton candy eyes for his eyes… and used an Xacto blade to texture the surface for his “fur”.
Any questions about this cake? Please leave them in the comments and I’m happy to answer & help!
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