Good Cake Recipes For Fondant Icing

Baking By careylynn Updated 13 Jan 2010 , 10:01pm by prterrell

careylynn Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 9:53pm
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Is it true that you should use a denser cake like pound cake when doing fondant? That way it holds the shape better and doesn't collapse under the weight of the fondant? If so, anyone have some good recipes? I want to do a coconut cake and a chocolate one for a cake I am doing for my fathers bday. Thanks!

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prterrell Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 10:01pm
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You can use fondant on any butter cake. Fondant doesn't work as well on foam cakes, such as angel food, sponge, chiffon, genoise.

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