3 DAYS IN ADVANCE
Make fondant drum set and sticks. Knead 1 teaspoon Gum-Tex into 8 oz.
white ready-to-use rolled fondant. Tint 2 oz. Christmas red/red-red combination
(for red) and 1 oz. brown. Reserve remaining white.
For drum set, use 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings to roll out white
fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut out entire drum set, including
cymbal, and stand in one piece. Carefully move to cornstarch-dusted board. Let
dry 48 hours.
Roll out red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut out rims and bolts.
Use damp brush to attach to drum set. Use silver Pearl Dust/lemon extract
mixture to paint cymbal and stand. Let dry 24 hours.
For sticks, roll brown fondant into two logs, 5/16 in. dia. x 4 1/2 in. long. Let dry 48
hours on cornstarch-dusted board.