How Much Fondant To Cover?

Decorating By amysue99 Updated 4 Sep 2008 , 12:09pm by amysue99

amysue99 Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 10:29am
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Any one know how many pounds (or grams) of fondant it will take to cover a 10" square? I have to color it black and I hate to waste a lot by coloring too much. I make my own, and coloring too much can add up to a lot of lost time.

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MikeRowesHunny Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 10:59am
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1.5kg.

murf Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 11:03am
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Hi,
I'd agree with Bonjovibabe. I have done it with a kilo but it doesn't give you much to play with and is a little thin for my liking.
HTH
Jenny

bashini Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 11:05am
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Yep, agree with bonjovibabe. That is 2.5 lb - 3lb.

amysue99 Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 11:43am
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Awesome!! I knew you Brits would know!!! Y'all are such fondant pros!

Is there a chart I can download somewhere that tells how much to use for different cake sizes?

amysue99 Posted 4 Sep 2008 , 12:09pm
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Thanks dabear, that was exacty what I was looking for!!

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