Help Putting Fondant Accents On A Cake.

Decorating By JenniferL Updated 5 Oct 2009 , 11:04pm by JenniferL

JenniferL Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 6:24pm
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Whenever I apply fondant accents to my cakes, the BC wrinkles and gets that beautiful elephant skin look. icon_confused.gif Uggg...

Am I waiting too long to put the fondant on or not long enough? Is the fondant too thick? I usually start adding stripes or polka dots right after smoothing the crusted cake. Is there something I should be using as an adhesive?

Any ideas on how I could fix this? I have a cake to do for a friend this weekend and am wanting to add fondant accents to the bc. I would really like to see some improvement in my technique for once.

TIA! icon_smile.gif

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JenniferL Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 10:45pm
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Anybody?

poohsmomma Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 10:56pm
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Are you letting the cake settle before you ice and decorate?

JenniferL Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 11:04pm
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No, I didn't know about settling until I watched Sugarshack's DVD a few days ago.

I am going to try her method this time. Do you think that will keep the fondant from wrinkling my cake?

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