How Hard Is It To Use A Stincile On The Side Of A Fondant Cake?

Decorating By Declansmama Updated 20 Jun 2013 , 5:17am by Chellescakes

Declansmama Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 5:37am
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AHow hard is it to use a stincile on the side of a fondant cake? It looks pretty easy but then I think the stencile would move and I would ruin my cake :-( I love the look of it but I don't want to spend $20+ on one and not be able to use it. Thanks!

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auntginn Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 4:06pm
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Not hard at all. I've done it.  Takes a bit of practice.  I suggest you put some fondant on the side of something like a cake pan, let it dry a bit and then apply.  Keeping it still is the hardest part.   Here is a link that can help you.  


kearniesue Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 6:35pm
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Make sure you're sides are completely smooth as well.  Bumps gave me hearthburn!  Other than that, it was simple.

Declansmama Posted 20 Jun 2013 , 3:48am
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AThanks everyone! I ordered one to try :-)

Declansmama Posted 20 Jun 2013 , 3:49am
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AThis was very helpful! It even gave me an idea for the wedding cake I have coming up! Thanks again a bunch. Wish me luck :-)

auntginn Posted 20 Jun 2013 , 4:51am
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You'll do great.  Not hard at all.

Chellescakes Posted 20 Jun 2013 , 5:17am
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I use masking tape to keep the stencil still , it is like a couple of extra pairs of hands. 

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