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4,864 views, 4 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Using Black Fondant

Hello CD friends and a happy new year to you all. I have a question on behalf of someone else. This lovely lady called Rebecca is a cake contact of mine on Flickr and she is very concerned as she has been asked to make a black wedding cake and...

8,306 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Why did my grey fondant turn green???

Well I’m totally confused……..yesterday I made my second Millennium Falcon cake. I used extra black to create the shades of grey, but instead of “shades of grey” if you’ll pardon the pun. As the paste dried out I watched it change to shades of...

27,820 views, 22 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

Tips On Achieving Crisp Edges with Fondant?

Hi, All! So hoping to get some advice on this :) I’ve been doing cakes for almost two years now and am pretty happy with my overall fondant covering skills – I can achieve a nice, overall clean look – HOWEVER – my cakes lack that extreme sharp,...

7,049 views, 0 by Elisa Colon

Elisa Colon

Fondant Brands

Curious to see what fondant brands everyone uses… I am currently using three different brands. Massa Tuccino for wedding cakes. Fondx to cover cakes. Satin Ice for colors, figurines & sometimes to cover. Thanks for sharing!!

819 views, 28 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

we are on line Fondant-Cake-Topper-Sweet-Easter-Collaboration

please come take a look at our easter collaboration https://www.facebook.com/Fondant-Cake-Topper-Sweet-Easter-Collaboration-228802684238461/ they did such a great job

1,098 views, 28 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

#Fondant Cake Topper Sweet Christmas Collaboration

and we are online please come on over and take a look at all the beautiful works and give us some love on cakesdecor please https://www.facebook.com/Fondant-Cake-Topper-Sweet-Christmas-Collaboration-1826421117640032/

1,613 views, 0 by jan14grands

jan14grands

Can you refridgerate a cake with fondant on it?

I think you can but want to be sure if I do, that when I take it out of the refrigerator, it won’t get wet or something. I just want the cake to be firm when I transport it. Please any help?

1,375 views, 0 by DulcesSuenosConil

DulcesSuenosConil

Help!!!! Painting black lines on fondant 😪

Hi! I was wondering if anyone could help me. I’m very new to cake decorating and I have my heart set on doing a hand painted Winnie the Pooh cake for my baby girls 1st birthday. I have drawn a template to use and I’ve managed to transfere it onto...

8,169 views, 2 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

1,259 views, 1 by Mandy

Mandy

sticky fondant

Help!! I am having problems with covering my cakes with fondant as after I get the cover on and have smoothed it down, when I start to polish it, the polisher starts to stick. It is very hot here at the moment (28 to 32 degrees) and I am finding...

5,366 views, 0 by jennifer20

Fondant/Gumpaste Coffe Mug/Cup & Saucer

Hi All….I thought making a fondant coffee mug/cup & saucer for the top of a coffee fanatics cake would be fairly easy! I have been trying to find some tutorials on this but only came across one which I wasn;t that happy with….can anyone...

3,498 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Best fondant to use in uk ?

Just wondered what was the best fondant everyone uses ? X

60,957 views, 0 by Chrissy

Chrissy

Attaching ribbon to fondant?

Hey all, I am nt sure how to attach ribbon, real ribbon, to a fondant covered cake? Also, which type of ribbon to use? And can you attach it to buttercream, not just fondant? Also how would attach ribbon in three places on one tier, for example a...

1,123 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Please help Fondant disaster

I have been decorating for a while so you would think I have the basics sorted but I don’t often cover tall massive cakes. I usually use tesco icing but I am doing a large cake and ordered in bulk renshaw. Just rolled it out and is a nightmare...

4,129 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

1,591 views, 0 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

The best fondant/sugarpaste???

Hi guys I am living in Ireland, and was just wondering on peoples opinion about different fondants? I have been using renshaws regalice but find it way to sticky.

6,169 views, 0 by Xclusive

Xclusive

fondant rolling surface nagging question

Hi all, please help me out on this one – what is the best recommended and food safe surface on which to roll out fondant. Am conversant with formica, glass and marble surfaces but how hygienic are they?………………….

1,348 views, 1 by cookie gala

cookie gala

fondant covered cakes

Since I started my homemade cake business, I always feel my cakes come out dry,I usually make ginoise cakes,after coooling I add syrup to the cake layers then frost and ice with SWM buttercream. I am not satisfied with my ending results,it seems...

2,302 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Fondant in the fridge

I am making my kids bd cakes and I would like to cover them in fondant and the filling will be chocolate cheesecake. I would like to make them a day in advance. Would it be ok to finish them at night and put them in the fridge till next day? ...

9,537 views, 0 by Radhika

Radhika

Gum paste/ fondant figures

I live in a hot and humid country where it rains often. When I make my figures out of gum paste or 50-50, it takes weeks to firm up. One week after I’ve made all the pieces (head, torso, limbs, clothing….) when I try to assemble the figure, the...