Marbleized Fondant?

Decorating By SJ169 Updated 25 Apr 2009 , 8:38am by solascakes

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SJ169 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 10:43pm
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Alrighty ... I keep seeing all of these amazing pictures of fondant cakes but the fondant has a "marble" look to it? How do you get this affect? I would like to make a birthday cake with a pink "marble" looking fondant.. if anyone has any suggestions please let me know
Thanks in advance! icon_smile.gif

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cakesbytanya Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 10:59pm
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Add some pink color to the fondant that you want to marblize but just don't knead the color all the way through and you should have the look you want

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msulli10 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 11:07pm
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Take 2 colors of fondant (pink and white). After you've kneaded each one separately, roll some white into a log and roll some pink into a log. The intertwine them and start rolling with your rolling pin. You can keep doing this until you get the desired effect. Hope this helps.

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Juds2323 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 11:11pm
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SJ169 Posted 24 Apr 2009 , 11:48pm
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Thanks so much! I will try it as soon as i get home!!
(i am so glad i found this website everyone is so helpful)
Thanks again!!

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chilz822 Posted 25 Apr 2009 , 5:21am
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I don't know if this is what you're looking for, but if you look in my photos at the laptop cake...
I got this effect by taking a white 'log', 2 electric purple logs, and 2 electric blue logs. The white log was thickest in diameter. I placed the purple ones on opposite side of the white one, and the blue ones on the opposite-opposite sides (if that makes sense). Then I rolled the whoe thing into a single melded log. I lep folding it back on itself and doing it over and over. I also twisted it and rolled it back to the log. They key was to keep it going the same direction the entire time.

Once the colors looked good, I took the log, layed it on the counter, and twirled it into a pinwheel, or jellyroll, circle. I rolled it out at that point and it looked great. The top of my cake has a swirll and the side looks like waves.

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brincess_b Posted 25 Apr 2009 , 8:19am
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i just start with white fondant, put on some colour, and start mixing, and stop when it looks good.

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solascakes Posted 25 Apr 2009 , 8:38am
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marbling is quite easy the key is don't over knead

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