please help. someone wants a time consuming cake for sun (just called today), in the shape of a cross covered in fondant, cornelli lace and a baptism gown draped across. any tips on covering a cross cake in fondant...i'm sure the corners will tear...there must be some tips. almost all the ones in the gallery are buttercream; the fondant ones have rounded edges and appear to be not very high. i usually do the 4" high.
Hi there, when I do number cakes, I roll the fondant quite big, bigger than the cake and cover it in one go. First I do the corners and curves. You can use this method for the cross cake.
The other way is to measure around the cake first. The lenghth and height. Then roll the fondant and cut to the measurements. Then cover around the cake first. Then roll another peice of fondant to the size of the top of the cross. And then cover the top with that fondant and trim the edges off using a sharp knife. To cover the seems, you need to do a boarder.