Amount Of Fondant

Decorating By Mandyjb74 Updated 20 Jul 2011 , 2:32pm by Texas_Rose

Mandyjb74 Posted 20 Jul 2011 , 1:52pm
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I was wondering if someone can tell me how they work out how much fondant they need to cover a cake? I have always 'guestamated' in the past and been quite lucky with my guess but as I am doing more cakes I want to know if there is a system

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Mandyjb74 Posted 20 Jul 2011 , 2:26pm
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Thanks the is a great help

Texas_Rose Posted 20 Jul 2011 , 2:32pm
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The Wilton chart is a little high for me...I use a lot less. It does depend on how thick you're rolling it though.

Also, it takes more to roll out than it does to actually cover the cake, so always cover the biggest tier first and work your way down.

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