First Fondant Cake Help

Decorating By nhennessy90 Updated 15 Sep 2009 , 2:25am by colombean

nhennessy90 Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 5:28am
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my son first birthday is coming up in november i plan on doing a marble 2-3 small tier cake with whipped cream filling and marshmallow fondant to cover it i want it to look something like this

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i don't know the steps to making it I've watched youtube videos on how to make the fondant and the marble cake but i don't know how long to chill the cake and if i want to make it the night before will it be okay to get pop in the refrigerator



any advice?
what tools do i need?
will it be impossible?
can someone give me like a step by step ?[/img]

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JanH Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 5:41am
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Hi and Welcome to CC, nhennessy90. icon_smile.gif

Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-605188-.html

Above superthread has popular CC recipes for crusting American b/c's, several types of fondant and doctored cake mix (WASC and other flavor variations) - and so much more!

HTH

Texas_Rose Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 5:48am
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Hi and welcome!

I just saw someone asking the same on yahoo answers...bet it was you icon_biggrin.gif I was typing a long response over there and the computer ate it! and it was just too long to type again. Anyhow, you've found the best place to get an answer to your question icon_biggrin.gif

The cake in the picture was frosted with buttercream, smoothed very well. The stripes, dots, stars and crown are fondant. You can buy the cutters to do the crown, stars and the dots at Hobby Lobby. The dots are a set of three cutters that Wilton makes.

I wouldn't attempt the whipped cream filling under fondant. It's likely to melt and then you'll end up with saggy fondant.

nhennessy90 Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 5:55am
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thank you jan
texas it was me i posted at 10 places this the only one that i got a reply from and a very darn good one

my sons favors are crown cookie cutters

what filling would you suggest?

colombean Posted 15 Sep 2009 , 2:25am
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use chocolate ganache! I just made a delicious peanut butter filling if no one has any peanut allergies...
1 stick of butter
4oz of cream cheese
1 cup of peanut butter ( i used chunky)
1-2 cups confectioner sugar (depending how sweet you want it)
mix all of these until smooth and leave in the fridge while you make:
1 cup of whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
whip until stiff and gently fold into peanut mix.
yummy!

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