Covering Round Cakes In Fondant

Decorating By QueenMo Updated 8 May 2010 , 10:29pm by Jeep_girl816

QueenMo Posted 8 May 2010 , 10:15pm
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how do i get a more defined edge when covering a cake in fondant? it always seems kind of rounded and i was wondering if there was any way to make the edges look more....edgy icon_smile.gif

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mamawrobin Posted 8 May 2010 , 10:19pm
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I use 2 fondant smoothers. One I hold up against the side of the cake as I work the top with the other. Don't know if that makes any sense at all icon_lol.gif . I actually learned this technique from watching tutorials on youtube.

Cakelayer Posted 8 May 2010 , 10:20pm
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My instructor for my fondant cake class showed me how to use two fondant smoothers together (one on top, one on the sides) to get a sharper edge. It worked pretty well.


Jeep_girl816 Posted 8 May 2010 , 10:29pm
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Use chocolate ganache under your fondant. It sets up much firmer than most buttercreams and gives a sharper edge.

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