I love the mat and recently just noticed it lists the weight of fondant to use for different size cakes (I know, not very observant, have been using it for a long time), I decided to follow it on my last 6 inch cake; calls for 1lb 14oz. That's more than I usually use. I thought it was too thick. Anyone else follow the weights and what do you think? I may need to try it on a larger cake.
AI use it as a guide. But I like my fondant quite thin. I believe that the weights are for fondant that is 5mm thick.
Thank you for your reply. I'm glad to see I am not alone in thinking they result in thicker fondant than I would like to have.
I usually go with the amounts listed in the Wilton books as a guideline. You will have leftover after you've rolled it out and put on cake. I'd rather have more than less needed.
AI like Wiltons weights better. Their rule of 3oz, per inch of cake is pretty acurate, and even then I sometimes have a good amount left over.
Thanks, I'll check out my Wilton books and compare to what I use.