Fondant

Decorating By paintindaily Updated 14 May 2011 , 7:14pm by kakeladi

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paintindaily Posted 14 May 2011 , 6:56pm
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I'm pretty new to cake decorating and I made my first 3layer cake today with fondant. I'm having a problem getting it not to have wrinkles aroud the sides. Any tips?

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CalhounsCakery Posted 14 May 2011 , 7:14pm
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Only work about 1" down all the way around the cake at a time. Smooth it top to bottom, and lots of practice. Make sure your fondant isn't to thin or it may crack or rip on you.

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kakeladi Posted 14 May 2011 , 7:14pm
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There are sooo many videos on YouTube that you could watch. Sorry I don't have an exact one to suggest.
One way is to Raise the cake upicon_smile.gif Put it on something just smaller in diameter than the cake is = like for an 8 or 10" cake I put it on a Crisco can. Cover cake so the excess hangs down beyond the cake board and cut it off. You can use a sharp knife or scissors.
That's just one of several different ways to handle the problem.

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