How to Make Fondant from Scratch

Once you have already made your cake, the next step is equally just as important. After all, presentation is also an important facet in the art of cake making. Sugar paste – also known as fondant, rolled fondant, or ready to roll icing – is one of the basic pastes used in cake decorating and sugar […]

Useful Fondant Tips

The basic ingredients when making fondant is confectioner’s sugar, gelatin, and liquid glucose which results into a malleable sweet paste. Using fondant gives the cake an instant porcelain look and it is very versatile because you can do so many things to it. It can be painted, piped, or quilted over. While it is mainly […]

A Guide to Commercial Fondant

Sometimes, you simply have no time to make fondant from scratch, especially if it’s going to be for a large cake project. Good thing that you can now easily buy commercial fondant off the shelf, and there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to icing brands. Before deciding on what brand to use, […]

How to Troubleshoot Fondant

Working with fondant can be a frustrating experience for the beginning cake decorator, but there are easy fixes in order to troubleshoot fondant problems. Here are some of the most common problems that you will encounter when using fondant to cover your cakes, as well as how to fix them: Air bubbles and bulges. That […]

How to Cover Your Cake in Fondant

How to Cover Your Cake in Fondant – Part 2 of a 4 part series A few weeks ago we posted a video series about creating a cake from start to finish and you loved it! The only problems was that we forgot part 2! Covering the cake! So here it is. You can find […]