Fondant Smoothers?

Decorating By laura4795 Updated 23 Jun 2010 , 5:56pm by AlanT

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laura4795 Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 4:45pm
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I'm a cake newbie, so I'm still acquiring supplies. I'm getting ready to place a GSA order and am thinking of adding a fondant smoother.

How necessary are they? Will they make a big difference in the way my cakes look? Right now I just smooth them with my hands. Would a fondant smoother make things a lot easier or help my cakes look a lot better?

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Donnagardner Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 4:54pm
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They are absolutely needed for fondant. You need two to get sharp edges. I bought some from sugaredproductions.com and really like them better than the wilton ones because they are bigger.

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Elcee Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 9:22pm
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Get two. It really makes a world of difference. I use mine with the viva method for my buttercream, too.

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mamawrobin Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 11:25pm
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I agree with Elcee, get two of them. I have the Wilton fondant smoothers and I love them. There's no way to get your fondant smooth without the smoothers. Using two when smoothing you're able to get sharper edges.

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Elcee Posted 10 Jun 2010 , 11:27pm
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I agree with Elcee


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jewels710 Posted 11 Jun 2010 , 12:13am
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Playing devils advocate....and if they are wiltons, why would anyone order something online and pay shipping when you could get them from michaels with 40% off coupons???
Unless you dont have a michaels/joanns or hobby lobby around you.
Just food for thought.

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AlanT Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 5:56pm
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We sell fondant smoothers from several manufacturers. My preference is are the JEM smoothers which are larger. I also like the smoothers from Fat Daddio's. Alan

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