I have a order for a 30th Birthday Cake to do next week but ive been asked to leave out the buttercreme crumb coat.
She only wants rolled fondant (sugarpaste)
It's going to be a 10" square White Chocolate Mud Cake. White covered cake with black decorations.
My problem is i dont like putting fondant straight onto a cake without a crumb coating, ive done this when i first started out a long time ago and it never looked smooth.
Any ideas on how i could get it smooth without the crumb coat?
You need a crumb coat of something. At the very least, a light coat of clear piping gel. Since you are doing a white chocolate cake, I suggest using a light coating of white chocolate ganache under the fondant.
Yeah i agree, i think i will do a crumb coat in white choc. ganache.
Is there any tips on how to make it a harder surface, i always make a whiped ganache not sure if that one will work...
I'd do a plain ganache, not a whipped one, so less of the cream.