In Praise Of . . .wilton Fondant

Decorating By leah_s Updated 7 Aug 2011 , 7:11pm by Ashleyssweetdesigns

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leah_s Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 12:39am
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Now that you've picked yourselves up from the floor, I'm actually serious.

I used it today for ribbons and swags. It takes color beautifully, it's both pliable and strong. I don't know that I'd cover a cake in it, as I really love the taste of the buttercream flavor SatinIce. But for accents, Wilton is perfect.

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gscout73 Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 1:04am
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I agree. For exactly the same reasons. I love the taste of Satin Ice. But Wilton is great for decorations.

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Bugaboo_Bakery Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 6:03pm
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I love Fondarific for covering because it tastes really good but Wilton works the best for decorations.

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Ellie1985 Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 6:24pm
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I agree leah. I've said it in many posts on here that Wilton fondant is great for decorations. Some people won't even consider buying Wilton because they say it tastes bad but no one eat the decorations anyway. Other thing about Wilton fondant is that you KNOW what you are going to get. It is very consistent. Duff's isn't good for decorations as it takes FOREVER to dry and I have had a really problem with consistency with Satin Ice.

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MollyHammond Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 6:26pm
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I agree. Great for decorations but wouldn't cover a whole cake with it. There are others that taste better but you can't beat it for decorations.

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gatorcake Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 6:45pm
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I have no problem using it to cover cakes. I view fondant like gumpaste--for deco only. I tell folks they can eat if they want but I only use for decorations. Most folks either peel it off or are willing to try it (and interestingly all those who try it, like it). Given how well it works, factor in cost, just don't see a reason to use another. I

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cakestyles Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 6:45pm
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That's all I use for modeling because with the 40% off coupon you can't beat the price. Usually I mix it 50/50 with gp.

I would never use it to cover my cakes because I can't get past the chemical/weird smell and making mmf is more cost effective for me.

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Ashleyssweetdesigns Posted 7 Aug 2011 , 7:11pm
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Ive used wilton fondant forever. Recently started using Satin Ice to cover my cakes and I love it!!! However I agree with Leah Wilton is the best for decorations.

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