please assist urgently, I am busy covering a roung cake with plastic icing, it keeps making pleats, how can I avoid this in future?
What is plastic icing? Do you mean fondant or marzipan?
It depends what part of the world you come from, as to what the product is called ..
Sugarpaste = RTR = ready-to-roll = soft white icing = plastic icing = rolled fondant = [US] fondant
For information, BiancaVanWyk, use the search function about with "pleating" "pleats" or "folds" as the input - many discussions will come up ..