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Fondant for beginners

Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:02 pm

Woolies stuff is ok otherwise a cake decorating store. Bakels or satin ice are good brands.
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Re: Fondant for beginners

Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:40 pm

I don't know if they're expensive or not but this is the link to the online store for my local shop: http://store.cakedecoratingcentral.com. ... cings.html
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Re: Fondant for beginners

Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:58 pm

Chickenlittle wrote:
Thanks KateM. Now where to start ????
Thought I might buy a cheap cake at the supermarket for a practice run?

as in a premade cake? You may find (depending on type and where it is from), that a purchased cake could be a bit too 'soft' or 'fluffy' to hold up the fondant and any other decorations you want to use. Just make sure if you buy one already made that it looks firm enough to hold together while you butter cream/ganache the cake and the put fondant on it. Might be easier to just buy a cheapie cake mix and use that instead.

In terms of fondant brands, I would go with Bakels. Loads of places sell it, and it is better (IMO) than the stuff you can buy in the supermarket.

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