Cover Cake Drums W/ Fondant

Decorating By doreenre Updated 18 Mar 2008 , 2:41am by kathy164

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doreenre Posted 17 Mar 2008 , 4:25pm
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This has probably been asked already...

But after covering a cake drum w/ fondant and letting it dry (for about a week), can I place the cake directly on it, or should it be on a cake board?

Do I need to worry about the moisture in the cake seeping into the fondant and bleeding?

Please help!

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pjaycakes Posted 17 Mar 2008 , 4:30pm
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I always have my cakes on a cardboard or foamcore the same size as the cake and use a larger tuffboard while decorating. I transfer to the fondant covered board (just cake with cardboard) right before I add the bottom border. The cardboard should help with most moisture. I've never had a problem.

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CookingAmy Posted 17 Mar 2008 , 5:37pm
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I also use a cake board. It has never been a problem and I have never had to worry about moisture. I think it's better safe than sorry.

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alanahodgson Posted 17 Mar 2008 , 9:04pm
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You can try this technique, too. Saves on fondant.

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kathy164 Posted 18 Mar 2008 , 2:41am
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Wow! Thats gonna save a bit of fondant!! Thank you for that post.

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