Stripes Embedded Into Fondant

Decorating By chefany Updated 8 Sep 2009 , 9:09pm by FlourPots

chefany Posted 8 Sep 2009 , 5:30pm
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I have seen these cakes lately with the stripes in the fondant not on it... I tried to line up the colors and then roll out the fondant but the stripes are all wiggly...how can I do this and have the stripes clean and straight?
Chefany

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KoryAK Posted 8 Sep 2009 , 6:16pm
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Perhaps they are painted on?

FlourPots Posted 8 Sep 2009 , 9:09pm
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I don't know if this would work on a larger scale, to cover a cake...but for the towel that accompanies my pool cake, I lined up colored snakes (rolls) on parchment paper, covered with another piece of parchment, and pressed down a few times & side to side, with a fondant smoother. When they were nicely joined, I cut both ends straight.
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