Beautiful Fondant Wedding Cake Ideas
Fondant wedding cakes are beautiful works of art. They have been popular in England and Australia for many years and are gaining more popularity in America.
A fondant cake can be made as a simple cake with some fresh flowers and ribbons, or more elaborate with filigree, lace work and flood work.
As a cake covering rolled fondant gives a softer look to a cake than royal icing.
It is usually placed over a marzipan layer which will stop the color of the cake coming through.
Fondant icing can be used and decorated in many ways to achieve a variety looks to a cake such as:
Marbled Fondant Icing
It can be marbled to give a multi colored effect. Several colors can be used to give a vibrant look, or just use one or two soft colors for a delicate tone.
Crimping tools are similar to large tweezers with patterned ends. Crimping is a quick and effective way to achieve decorative edges and borders to rolled fondant wedding cakes
Special embossing tools can be used to decorate the cake, but you can use any other patterned items such as cookie stamps, cutters or icing nozzles to make an impression on the soft icing.
Rolled fondant can be used to model almost any shape that you can think of. Small objects such as flowers, fruits, vegetables, animals or what ever is going to suit the style of your cake.
Cut Out Shapes
A variety of shapes and cutters can be used to stamp out all kinds of colorful shapes for decorating cakes.
Special plunger blossom cutters can be used to make dainty flowers. The cutter contains a plunger for pushing out the delicate shapes once they have been cut out.
Frills and Drapes
Rolled fondant icing can be made to look like frills and drapes around a wedding cake.
Plaques - Flowers and Shapes
A plaque, flowers and other shapeds can be made from fondant icing it could be a simple shape or it can be made more elaborate depending your desire.