How Do I Make Perfect Spheres Out Of Fondant?

Decorating By shady_twist Updated 8 Sep 2010 , 2:02pm by BakingGirl

shady_twist Posted 8 Sep 2010 , 12:17pm
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Hi there

I have been asked to make a pair of lovebirds for a friends wedding. I want the body to be a ball / sphere shape, but my attempt was far from perfect. Is there an easy way to do balls?! I want them to be about 5cm in diameter.

Thanks
Jo
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DianeLM Posted 8 Sep 2010 , 1:23pm
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You may want to try using a small styrofoam ball as a form. As you are no doubt discovering, fondant is too heavy to hold a solid shape of that size.

shady_twist Posted 8 Sep 2010 , 1:35pm
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great idea, thanks icon_smile.gif

BakingGirl Posted 8 Sep 2010 , 2:02pm
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Or if you don't want/have styro you can use gumpaste, it holds its shape better when it dries.

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