How Much Fondant Do I Need - Ruffles

Decorating By Ann-Jannae Updated 13 Apr 2014 , 12:34pm by Ann-Jannae

Ann-Jannae Posted 7 Apr 2014 , 6:00pm
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I need to ruffle a 9" round cake using Sharon Wee's flower ruffle design.  Any thoughts how much fondant it will take just to do the ruffles?

Thanks

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bilbo Posted 7 Apr 2014 , 10:09pm
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A LOT and about 4 hours of time. Hard to answer when we don't know how thick your roll your fondant. Do you use a pasta roller or roll it by hand - you could end up using more if you roll my hand and the strips aren't of equal thickness.

Ann-Jannae Posted 8 Apr 2014 , 2:06am
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I do have a pasta roller. I am planning to roll it thin. Do you think 2 lbs is enough or should I plan for more? thank you for responding

Ann-Jannae Posted 13 Apr 2014 , 12:34pm
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 for me it took about 1 1/2 lbs

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