Fondant Icing

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Many folks prefer using fondant icing to pay for their cakes. This is because it comes with many benefits. Long ago, people in the cake business only covered a tall cake with fondant, but this is no longer the case. Nowadays they cover even the shorter cakes.
Benefits of using fondant icing
The icing does not melt: Fondant has a consistency that looks like dough than icing, and because of this it will not melt when you place it outside or in a hot room. This makes it an ideal choice for wedding cakes because nobody wishes to spend a lot of money on a wedding cake which becomes cluttered before the end of the day.
You can use it to decorate the cake where you can come up with interesting designs such as fancy bows and other decorations that resemble real cars. With fondant, you can present your cake nearly any look that you want-including the 3-D layouts. Your imagination is only going to limit you.
You prevent dairy sensitivity: A significant number of people are sensitive to milk products. If you’re one of these people, you are on the lucky side as fondant doesn’t have milk. Due to this, you can enjoy your cake without worrying about developing sensitivity to lactose.
Tips on how to maintain your cake entirely wrapped up
For you to achieve a perfect cake covering you want to think about some tips.
Have a perfect ganache: there’s no way that your cake will have a perfect end if it’s a crude ganache.
You should roll it 3-4 mm or even thinner if your fondant permits you. To have a simple time you must make use of rolling pins with spacers.
Cut your cake neatly: To keep the bottom edge clean you need to neatly cut your fondant. To attain ideal results, you should make use of a pizza wheel. Also, use a super sharp knife or scalpel to trim the seam at the back of the cake. This plays a significant role in making the seam neat.
Add colour : To give your cake an interesting look, it is wise to add colour to it. For optimal results, you should add one drop of food color at a time and knead the color into your fondant. It’s common for the icing to feel tacky. All you will need to do is to gently rub it on the sticky area with the palm of your hand.
Seal the cracks: When you are applying the icing, it may break. When this occurs, you shouldn’t worry as all you will need to do, is patch the cracks using little water along with your finger.

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