How Do I Make A Cake Firmer

Baking By craftymomoftwo Updated 14 May 2011 , 2:05pm by cakesrock

craftymomoftwo Posted 14 May 2011 , 3:58am
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I made my first fondant cake tonight, homemade fondant icon_biggrin.gif and was wondering how do I get the cake firmer so that Its not falling apart while Im trying to work with it? Thanks

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cakesrock Posted 14 May 2011 , 2:05pm
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I always freeze for 10 mins after I do the crumb coat, then apply the fondant. Also, it depends on the kind of cake you are working with. I find a pound -type cake is the best for fondant. WASC holds up really well...

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