Fondant Rolling Pin Rings

Decorating By diamondsmom Updated 24 Jun 2010 , 6:59pm by diamondsmom

diamondsmom Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 1:33pm
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i bought the pack of fondant rolling pin rings to use with my 20" rolling pin. Question is: 3 different rings came in the pack, which one so i use to roll out my fondant to cover cakes?

Thanks much

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artscallion Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 1:43pm
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Mine came with a sheet telling me the thickness of each color. I usually roll with the 1/4" (I think they're yellow) rings until I get it spread out and even. I like my fondant thinner than that, but not quite as thin as 1/8" (the next ring size down) So, once it's an even 1/4" I take the rings off and just go over it all to make it a little thinner. You get a feel for the right thinness that works for you after a while.

Marianna46 Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 1:44pm
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That kind of depends on how thick you want the fondant on your cake to be - it varies. Try rolling out a little fondant with each pair of rings and see which one you like best. I personally like to cover cakes with fondant that's about 1/4-3/8" thick, because I find it easier to work with and it doesn't tear as often, but others like a thinner layer.

diamondsmom Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 6:59pm
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Thanks guys.........

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