How Much Fondant To Cover These Cakes...?

Decorating By cindww Updated 28 Mar 2008 , 2:53pm by tiptop57

cindww Posted 27 Mar 2008 , 3:30pm
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Hey all,
I'm putting this out to all of the experts who are used to using fondant in making their cakes...I'm putting together what I hope will be a 4 tier cake based on an awesome design featured on this site...The top tier is 4" and is a cake dummy which I've already covered.

The other tiers are 6", 8" and 10". All aprox. 5" high..How much fondant should I expect its going to take to cover these 3 tiers?

I purchased a 5 pound bucked of Satin Ice and am thinking its not going to be enough..Darn it!

Thanks for your help..


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tiptop57 Posted 28 Mar 2008 , 2:53pm
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Per Satin Ice website:

Cake Diameter Net Weight
6" 10 oz.
8" 12 oz.
10" 18 oz.
12" 24 oz.
14" 48 oz.

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