Help Woth Fondant, Please!

Decorating By chrisrich Updated 10 Apr 2010 , 4:58pm by dalis4joe

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chrisrich Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 1:17pm
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I've used fondant before for accents, but this is the first time I've used it to cover an entire cake. I'm using the Satin Ice brand, if that makes a difference.
Can SOMEINE (anyone?) please give me some techiniques for getting the wrinkles out of the bottom of the cake? The cake is a pair of ta-ta's for a breast cancer survivor, so it's basically two cones sitting side by side covered in one piece of fondant.

I was happy with actually getting the fondant ON the cake (that was a concern of mine. However, now that I'm trying to smooth out the fondant for the ta-ta shape, the pair has come serious wrinkles at the bottoms/edges. Any advise of how to get this out for a smooth look?

Also, I'm noticing that in some areas, I can't get the cornstarch off am it looks like it's starting to get little cracks. Any advise of this?

Thanks for your help!

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minicuppie Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 4:43pm
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Not to be mean or anything, but those questions have been asked and answered many times. The search engine on CC is simple to use and quite helpful.

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dalis4joe Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 4:56pm
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aaaw... let's not just send her on a search... she is in the middle of this...

You need to strech the fondant slowly and to the point where the wrinkles are past the cake edge... here take a look at this video.....

you might have to re-do it..... good luck and be patient don't let it get you all upset...


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dalis4joe Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 4:58pm
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for the PS.... if you have an iron that has a steam setting... steam the cake... it's the best way.... if not.... airbrush some vodka..... or rub it very lightly with some shortening...

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