Can I Do Chocolate Cake Under Ivory Fondant?

Decorating By tsal Updated 1 Dec 2009 , 3:30am by cakesrock

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tsal Posted 1 Dec 2009 , 1:03am
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I'm planning a cake for my inlaws' anniversary and it's basically a wedding cake 2-tier design.

I want to make the top tier vanilla chiffon cake with whipped cream and raspberry filling, and the bottom tier a decadent chocolate cake with whipped ganache filling. Should I cover the chocolate cake with plain buttercream icing and then cover it with fondant or can I cover it with chocolate buttercream and then cover it with ivory fondant? Will the dark cake show through?

This is the first time I'm attempting to decorate a chocolate cake, so any advice would be most welcome!


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Rylan Posted 1 Dec 2009 , 1:18am
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It will not show. I usually use chocolate ganache under white fondant with no problems.

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cakesrock Posted 1 Dec 2009 , 3:30am
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I've done it too - no problems...

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