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Fondant HELP!

I am making a Macy’s shopping bag cake and can not get the fondant tissue paper to look right. It just looks like mounded fondant. Anyone have any ideas?

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Prima Cakes Plus ...

I would suggest adding tylose to your fondant or making a 50/50 gumpaste fondant mixture. This will help it hold your shapes better than just straight fondant.

Fun Fiesta Cakes ...

Make sure that your fondant paper tissie is thin – if you make it too thick, it won’t look right. Hope this helps.

fishabel ...

Yes I agree with funfetti. The fondant must be super thin. Only 1ml thick. The only way to get it this thin and still have strength is with tylose or use gumpaste… Good Luck.

Rosemarie Gosselin ...

If ever you still have trouble, send me a pic to show me what you mean by ’’mounded’’. I’ll be able to helpyou better :)

donutqun87 ...

Thanks for your advice. When you use 50/50 mixture, anything special you need to do?

Prima Cakes Plus ...

Nope, just knead the two together and roll it

Happy ...

Here is a link to one that I did. I used a 50/50 mixture and let mine dry before placing on the cake.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=461084687240450&set=a.173770125971909.47249.173768975972024&type=3&theater

CourtHouse Cake Company ...

everyone has given you spot on advice!!

Sharon Zambito ...

rice paper would make good tissue too