Fondant Borderless Cake

Decorating By Edee Updated 17 Jun 2009 , 5:43pm by Edee

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Edee Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:43pm
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How do you make your fondant so smooth around the bottom without having a border? Everytime I make one without a border, it comes up at the bottom when I stack them. Any advice? Do you tuck it under the cake?

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ski Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 12:07am
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I have found that you do tuck in just a pinch, and then when you go to stack use a small plastic palette knife (the kind you use for painting) and that will keep it neat. You can buy a set of 5 at Michaels'' or AC Moore for around 5.00.

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Edee Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 4:56pm
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How do you tuck it in? Under the cake or the cake board?

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PinkZiab Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 6:11pm
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I just cut the fondant flush with the bottom of the cake board. When lowering the cake into place, if you have trouble getting your hands out of the way, line the cake up and use a long offset spatula to help you lower it the rest of the way.

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Edee Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:47am
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thanks for the tip.

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Texas_Rose Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:54am
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I wrap my fondant under the cake board a little bit. To keep it neat when you're stacking it, only push the dowels in about half way, then set the next tier on them. The weight of the upper tier will push the dowels all the way into the cake while giving you time to get your hands out from underneath the cake.

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Edee Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 5:43pm
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that is a great tip, thanks

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