This is random, but I am looking for some instructions for making various Pokemon characters NOT using fondant. If anyone has any ideas or links to help me out, I'd greatly appreciate it -- everything I can find is fondant or full cakes - thanks!
I don't know that there are instructions, but this has a clear picture of some made with buttercream:
Here is a link that might be useful: pokemon cupcakes
Thanks for your help. I can't believe almost everything I've seen has been made with fondant -- I know it looks pretty, but yuck --
You might try Marzipan.