Have a question for you all. My cakes usually consist of box mix and pound cake box mix when decorating with fondant. I just invested in some cake decorating books for ideas. They suggest a Maderia cake. I tried it. It was really firm but the taste was not to good. Has the texture of biscotti.
OK now for the question. What do you use for a cake when decorating with fondant?
Thank you for your ideas and suggestions.
i use box mixes and they are fine the hold up to the fondent really good i have not had any problems yet.....knock on wood...lol just make sure when you do a stacked cake that you use some sort of support. hope this helps
I just use whatever I've baked
I think its safe to say that most cakes will hold up just fine with fondant. I mean, something very, very airy like angelfood cake maybe not, but most...
i use variations on a victoria sponge recipie.
and although maderia cake is generally drier than most cakes, i think something has happened to make yours too dry!