Fondant Seams?

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Panel7124 Posted 15 Sep 2011 , 7:15am
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This is what I found on a website of a famous bakery in my area. They do wedding cakes (this is one found in their photogallery) and are very pricey. Is it fondant?? (I think so, but....)¤t=Fondantcakeseams1.jpg

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Coral3 Posted 15 Sep 2011 , 11:00pm
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Looks like fondant to me. It looks as though they've rolled that fondant VERY thin...I roll mine to about 3-4mm and the cake never shows through the fondant like it does in those pictures. You can see that they've filled the cake then put fondant straight over the top, without first applying layer of ganache/buttercream over the whole cake. And yes, those do look like seams...maybe because they had difficulty handling fondant rolled so thin in a big enough piece to cover the whole cake at once?

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BlakesCakes Posted 15 Sep 2011 , 11:08pm
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It looks like very thin fondant to me.

I will say that if I saw that cake as an example of someone's work, I would NOT order from them.

That is NOT proper work process and is NOT the way a fondant covered cake should look--anywhere, anytime, anyhow. Very unprofessional and totally unacceptable.


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mariacakestoo Posted 15 Sep 2011 , 11:25pm
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Holy omg....that's awful.

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Torimomma Posted 16 Sep 2011 , 11:52am
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I was thinking the same thing. The design is pretty but I'd be mad as [email protected]#* if that showed up at my wedding.

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Panel7124 Posted 17 Sep 2011 , 11:22pm
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Thanks to everybody for your opinions. I also thought it was thin fondant, but was shocked to see a horrible work like that - cover half of the cake and then another?? I have never seen it before. And they should be professionals... icon_confused.gif

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