In advance: Make baby topper.
8 oz. skin tone;
1/8 oz. black;
amount of white.
Roll out 1/8 in.
thick as needed.
Cut a 6 in. dia
circle to cover head, a 2 1/2 in. x 8 in. strip to
cover top of body. Brush globes with piping
gel and wrap with fondant, using hands to
smooth. Use knife to cut away fondant from
open holes. Cut a 1 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. white strip;
attach for diaper using damp brush. Cut pillar
to 4 1/2 in. long. Slide globes onto pillar. For
arms, roll 5/8 in. dia.x 3 in. long logs; flatten
end of hands and cut slits for fingers. Attach
with piping gel. For ears, roll out some skin
tone fondant; cut two circles using wide end
of tip 3. Trim off 1/3; shape and attach to head.
Roll tiny ball nose; attach. Roll and flatten
small balls for cheeks; attach. Roll thin logs
for eyes and smile; attach. For feet, shape two
ovals 3/4 in. wide x 1 1/2 in. long x 1 1/4 in. thick.
Flatten and taper; attach with piping gel. Roll
and attach tiny ball toes in graduated sizes.
Let dry. For yellow hair curl, roll a 1/8 in. dia.
x 1 3/4 in. long log. Shape into curl and let dry
flat. For bow, cut a 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. strip. Fold
ends to center to form loops and attach using
damp brush. For knot, cut a 1/4 in. x 1 in. strip.
Wrap around center; secure with damp brush.
Let dry on side. Reserve excess fondant.