Chocolate Pleating Help?

Decorating By Kezia Updated 19 Feb 2010 , 9:24pm by tiggy2

Kezia Posted 19 Feb 2010 , 6:06am
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Hello All,
I am new to this site and this is my first post. My daughter wants this cake for her wedding and I am wondering if anyone knows how it was done. I did read the other pleating thread but it seems as though this cake is chocolate not fondant and the pleats are not as "thick" looking... a much more refined look over all.
Thanks in advance for any help!
Kezia
LL

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Briarview Posted 19 Feb 2010 , 8:48am
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To me it looks as though it is chocolate fondant and the pleats are actually strips of fondant made by a clay gun to get them so uniform. Interested to see what others think.

brincess_b Posted 19 Feb 2010 , 8:54am
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im leaning the same way as Briarview. the lines and shadows arent what you would expect if it was like inch wide strips of fondant overlaid. i think its more like thin lines of fondant over the top of the cake.
xx

tiggy2 Posted 19 Feb 2010 , 9:24pm
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I believe they are strips of fondant with one sided folded under to create the appearance of a line. I did this in a class recently.

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