Fondant canes #3: Striped technique


Here is the third lesson about fondant canes.
Today I want to show you a simple techniqueto get fondant sheet with stripes of different colors.


For this technique, as already seen, we need a few tools :

modeling fondant white and lilac, in different shades ;
a cutter and some cookies ;
a precision knife;
a small rolling pin with the guides for the control of the thickness;
a set of 3 blades;
a skewer or a toothpick;

Note: You can use the normal fondant, as done in lesson number 1, but if your hands are hot or if the temperature is high, I would recommend the modelling fondant. And, if you want very hard decorations, you can use the gum paste.
Generally, it would be a good idea to rest your canes at least a couple of hours before you slice them, to avoid deformation during cutting, but in this case, because you’ll use a cookies cutter, it will not be necessary.

Here we go!

Roll out the fondant with a rolling pin and the thicker guide, cut rectangles of similar size using the blade.

Overlap rectangles alternating colors as you like.

Compact the canes reducing a bit, trim the sides so as to form a regular block and divide it into two parts.

Overlap the two sides; reduce the canes a little bit more and get the 0.5 cm thick slices .

Roll each slice with a rolling pin and the thinner guides, and cut out the shapes.

The photographs below show the step-by-step procedure to complete the cookies.

I hope you like this lovely cookies!

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good job……

Elli Warren ...

Lovely!! great tutorial!! thank you for sharing!! :-)

Roo's Little Cake Parlour ...

Great tutorial thank you so much x

Kim Mee ...

Thank you so much for sharing this so simple and amazing technique!

Wanda ...

Thank you for sharing

Mariya's Cakes & Cookies ...

Very nice..thank you for sharing!

Cake on Me ...

Thank you so much for sharing this great tutorial!!!!!

Donna ...

Thankyou for sharing, love this technique!

Laura Ciccarese ...

Thank you very much to all!

Thecakeaddict ...


Francesca's Smiles ...

thank you for sharing:)

Laura Ciccarese ...

Thank you all!!!!