The stp-by-step article will show you how to create fondant swags on your cake. This is most popular with wedding cakes and anniversary cake.
- 3 to 4 wooden skewers (knitting needles or chop sticks)
- Small rolling pin
- Garland Marker (optional)
Mix together equal amounts of fondant and gumpaste and let stand for 1 hour.
To get the best results, use a garland marker.
into a rectangle.
of the rectangle. The width should be equal to the distance between the two
After placing all skewers under the fondant let stand for one minute Gently bring the skewers closer together Slide out the skewers slowly Bring drapes closer and squeeze ends Place swag against the cake in between two markings to measure. If slightly
bigger then cut out a small piece at one end and squeeze end again
Swag and on the squeezed ends.
Attach swag ends at the markings on the cake Ease out the swag between the markings Your swag should now look something like this Repeat Steps 1 – 16 all around the rest of your cake. Using royal icing or buttercream, decorate top end of swags with beads, shell, star or zigzag technique, or whatever you wish to.
Doesn’t it look lovely???