Help! How Do I Cover A German Chocolate Cake In Fondant?

Decorating By BakingRach Updated 17 Aug 2011 , 5:25am by BakingRach

BakingRach Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 3:35am
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I want to know how to cover a german chocolate cake in fondant. I love my coconut frosting recipe I have, but I broil it on a flat cake to let the butter seep in. If I cover it in fondant, it would be lumpy and bumpy from the crunchy coconut. Am I missing something simple to make this all possible? Any response would be helpful! Thanks!

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BlakesCakes Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 3:39am
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I won't cover anything with fondant that has a "bumpy" icing on it. The fondant magnifies every bump.

For German chocolate, I use the coconut laced icing as the filling only and then ice it in a coconut or caramel buttercream & then cover in fondant.


Jess1019 Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 3:45am
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I do the coconut icing as the filling and then ice the outside with chocolate ganache before covering in fondant.

JessDesserts Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 3:50am
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maybe instead of putting it on the top, make more layers & fill them with the frosting. you can cover the cake w choc ganache & then fondant.


scp1127 Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 3:52am
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Same as Jess and Jess.

BakingRach Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 5:25am
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Thank you guys!

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