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:
The top edge of this cake has been crimped
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.
Rolled fondant can be used to model almost any shape
that you can think of. Small objects such as flowers,
vegetables, animals or what ever is going to suit the style of your
A variety of shapes and cutters can be used to
stamp out all kinds of colorful shapes for decorating cakes.
Rolled fondant icing can be made to look like frills and drapes around
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.
Interested in making your own wedding cake read our step by step guide to making your own wedding cake. Or learn the secrets to creating an attractive wedding cake table display.
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