Fondant

Decorating By Lynn13 Updated 1 Nov 2009 , 6:52pm by chouxchoux

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Lynn13 Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 6:11pm
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How do I cover my cake with fondant and keep from having bunched up areas?

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prterrell Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 8:47pm
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You smooth the fondant as you go. This is the sort of thing best demo'd in a video. Try looking on you tube.

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sugarandslice Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 10:09pm
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These might help:


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metria Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 10:38pm
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I sort of think of it like coaxing the fondant to absorb the wrinkles back into itself. It's kinda weird because fabric or clay won't do something like that. Most instructions say something along the lines of "keep working with it and it will eventually behave". As a beginner, I found that you need some patience and determination; don't give up! Keep lifting it away and help it re-shape itself to how you want it.

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Rylan Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 11:06pm
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I also have tutorials on my signature. Check how to cover a cake in fondant. Sugarandslice probably covered them all.

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chouxchoux Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 6:52pm
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i sit my cake on the large crisco can, let it hang smooth, smooth the top and sides and cut around the bottom...it helps with the wrinkles around the bottom.

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