im doing a stacked drum cake.. im thinking of doing the technique of fondanting the sides then the top so its a crisp edge.. any ideas the best way to do this? sides first or top first or any thing lol..
i would do the sides first but when you it that way you will be left with a seam at the back of your cake, however it will give you a lovely neat edge good luck
Just wondering - if you ice the cake very smooth and get sharp edges on that and then let it harden in the fridge for a while, won't you get nice sharp edges with your fondant? (Just trying to see if it can save you a step!)
How about using ganache to cover your cake under the fondant? I too am working on getting sharp edges on my cakes, and so far using ganache has resulted in my best work. There are some good tutorials on you-tube if you look. HTH
There was just a thread a couple days ago about ganache where there was a video posted on how to do this. i'll look back post the link that they posted. It was very helpful and i can't wait to try it.
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