Fondant is a versatile candy paste that can be used to make cream centers, dipped fondant candies, rolled fondant, or poured fondant treats. Mar 29, 2019 if your kitchen is hot or humid or your cake has fillings that need to be refrigerated, store the cake in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Add just a little of the icing color at a time, until you get at the exact shade you want. How to cover a cake with fondant how to video baking sense. How to make fondant easy recipe and cake decorating tips. How to make fondant flowers zoebakes eat dessert first. All of that shaping may have made your rectangle less distinct, so you. Jun 17, 2019 knead your choice of fondant and place it on your mat. Like poured fondant, rolled fondant is made with sugar, water and corn syrup. I have used homemade marshmallow fondant only hours after it being made but its best if used after it has set for over night. It also provides us time to give you different options and order pre made decorations for your cake to cut down on the cost. Marshmallow fondant vs regular fondant when i first started cake decorating as a hobby in 2008. Keep covered in plastic wrap, in an airtight container on room temperatures.
Its true, most people dont like the taste of fondant. The kit is very helpful to use and made it very easy to get the correct thickness. If you dont use all at once, it might harden, so heat it in microwave for 4 seconds, it will become pliable again. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the mixture reaches the softball. Mar 27, 2012 keep covered in plastic wrap, in an airtight container on room temperatures. Learning to work with fondant is a combination of technique. Dk acts as the parent company for alpha books, publisher of the idiots guides series. Work slowly and methodically to smooth the fondant from top to bottom. Reapply the powder mixture to the work surface if there are any bare spots then put the same amount of. Smooth the fondant out and be sure to cut off the extra fondant that goes beyond the top edge, as well as the sides of the mat the off limits area. You will create a marble base and design your own fall bouquet made of fondant flowers with our experienced decorators who will guide, assist, and answer any questions our soontobe experts may have.
Use a bowl, mix a small amount of the dusting powder with a clear spirit. In this video i show you how to make quick and easy mini fondant books to decorate your cakes. Candy clay creations is a 102 page book available in printed or ebook format that will guide you through the process of making and working with candy clay. Roll the fondant into a ball, kneading until its soft. Traditional fondant recipes call for gelatin, glycerin, and powdered sugar, but i developed an easy hack that just involves a little unsalted butter to keep your hands clean, fondant and icing. Oct 02, 2015 make your own marshmallow fondant you dont have to be a pro baker. Home bakers are now learning how to save money by making and decorating their own fondant cakes. I used corn starch to keep the fondant from sticking to.
Dust your rolling pin with some of the mixed powder if you have any trouble with the fondant sticking while you roll. Fondant cakes are appearing at childrens parties and are the standard for weddings. This cake can be used for a birthday, an anniversary, a graduation and many. If you are looking for a faster method, i suggest trying marshmallow fondant instead.
Sep 19, 2017 traditional fondant recipes call for gelatin, glycerin, and powdered sugar, but i developed an easy hack that just involves a little unsalted butter to keep your hands clean, fondant and icing. Use a toothpick to add dots of icing color or drops of flavor in several spots. Some brands are better than others, but even the best commercial products have a texture and taste that are, sadly, reminiscent of playdough. Leather school books are a simple and tasty treat to make for your kids when they go. It is a super simple recipe, using ingredients that you may have in your pantry. It is also used to make decorations from the most simple to the most ethereal designs. Make a well in the center and using a wooden spoon, stir in the lukewarm gelatin mixture. Use your fingers to gently reshape the fondant if needed.
Doityourself tips from an experienced professional, will be released on march 1st, but is available online for preorders now where books. Because the icing is ready made it may be difficult to make it glow in the dark, with your own made one you can buy fluorescent dye that will make it glow in the dark. Marshmallow fondant vs regular fondant when i first started cake decorating as a hobby in 2008, the only fondant. Dec 03, 2018 marshmallows fondant is quicker and easier to make because the first step is already done for you when you use marshmallows that are already made.
First lets flashback to the last tutorial, because all of this still appliesi used wiltons fondant in white, and wiltons icing coloring to tint it. Knead the fondant until it becomes soft and smooth. If the fondant is too stiff, youll get cracking and other imperfections. Make sure to not have any air bubbles underneath the fondant for this will cause your fondant to snag in the blade. Learn to make a 3d stacked book cake with this free tutorial by pettinice.
Sep 08, 2011 fondant cakes are appearing at childrens parties and are the standard for weddings. This tutorial will explain how to make basic fondant, and then show a variety of preparation methods for creating different types of fondant candies. This part is crucial to getting your fondant to be flexible and smooth. Fondant creates a flat, polished frosting layer on your favorite cake, and gives you a great surface to add embellishments. This is a great book if you want to practice your fondant skills, and as a bonus to improving your skills you get a super cute cake to share. Full creative freedom when you make your own photo book or photo album recipe cookbook gather your recipes in a beautiful recipe cookbook of the highest quality yearbook invite your classmates to write a greeting and gather everything in your own yearbook graduation book, a memory for life. Each participant will get take home their own decorated masterpiece, filled with chocolate and vanilla cake and layered with chocolate fudge. I first made this fondant years ago to make pirate cupcakes for my sons birthday. Make your own marshmallow fondant you dont have to be a. These days it is widely recognized that making your own fondant is the most economical, delicious and easy way to get a highquality fondant. Fondant comes from the french, meaning melting, and your guests will melt for your baked creations when you have joanns extensive selection of fondant and icing tools and accessories to help create the look you want. I used corn starch to keep the fondant from sticking to the counter and rolling pin. To make this giant strawberry cake, i baked a whopping 16 lbs of pinkdyed ultimate vanilla cake, filled it all with strawberry buttercream, covered it in red fondant and decorated it with red. Youll be amazed at what you can create using a simple 2ingredient recipe.
Knead the color into your fondant ball while wearing foodsafe gloves when to keep your hands. Once you have already made your cake, the next step is equally just as important. Decorate cakes and cookies with this delicious fondant. After all, presentation is also an important facet in the art of cake making. Jun 17, 2008 to create the c for claudia i made a cardboard template that i laid out on a sheet of gum paste because it is stronger and more durable than fondant and i cut it out with an xacto razor knife. Whatever type of fondant you use, my recipe, your own recipe, or commercially made, knead the fondant until its smooth and supple before rolling. Set this piece of fondant aside, and add color to a smaller piece of fondant to use for your book cover, just as you did in the last tutorial. Learn how to make fondant, and your cakes and cupcakes will never look the same. Set your pages aside for the moment, and get a fresh piece of fondant and your icing. How to make your own fondant wedding cake part 1 global. To create the c for claudia i made a cardboard template that i laid out on a sheet of gum paste because it is stronger and more durable than fondant and i cut it out with an xacto razor knife.
The next step is to cover your cake with a crumb coat of icing. Poured fondant is made mainly of sugar, water and corn syrup. Learn how to make a book cake in this full length free tutorial by serdar yener. Set your pages aside for the moment, and get a fresh piece of fondant and your icing coloring. Marshmallow fondant recipe and video gemmas bigger. I took the fondant i made the night before and kneaded it really well. Drape over frosted and chilled cakes and smooth the sides down, or cut into strips to make bows and other decorations. Transform your cakes and cupcakes, even cookies into anything you can imagine. Just weigh or divide out or get the amount you need, add a drop or two of gel coloring depending on the depth of color, warm it for a few seconds if needed again, be careful.
You can make these types of cakes inexpensively and right in your own kitchen. In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine the sugar and water. Fondant is the key to a truly unique cake and with a little practice you can create beautiful cakes just like your favorite bakery. Using a rolling pin, i rolled out a large section of fondant to cover my cake.
Using the cricut machine for fondant and gum paste baking. Impress your family and friends with making your own fondant. Create your own stunning cakes, sculpt fondant figures, follow stepbystep demo dk on. Fondant is fancy icing, and your baked goods will be the fanciest around. Slowly beat in the confectioners sugar, a cup at a time, until you have a sticky dough. How to make mini fondant books for cake decorating how to. While you can store the cake in a cake carrier instead of a box, moisture could get into the. Have this fondant on baking paper for top tiers, or directly onto your final cake board. Carefully stir the water and vanilla extract into the hot marshmallows, and stir until the mixture is smooth.
Oct 12, 2010 set this piece of fondant aside, and add color to a smaller piece of fondant to use for your book cover, just as you did in the last tutorial. How to make homemade marshmallow fondant rose bakes. Place the marshmallows in a large microwavesafe bowl, and microwave on high for 30 seconds to 1 minute to start melting the marshmallows. To use, roll out on a clean surface that has been dusted with confectioners sugar until it is 18 inch thick or thinner if you can. Suitable for all skills levels, fondant modeling for cake decorators is a practical reference to creating toogoodtoeat fondant models for cakes for all occasions. Whether you buy your fondant or make it from scratch, its easy to add some. If your kitchen is hot or humid or your cake has fillings that need to be refrigerated, store the cake in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Basically all you need to do is melt down the marshmallows, then add a little water and powdered sugar to get it to the right consistency. How to make a giant strawberry out of pink vanilla cake. Maybe it was a cake with the picture of dora or tweety bird, or even a custom made cake with a picture that had special meaning to someone.
Rolled fondant is a sugar paste that, as the name implies, can be rolled. It is used to cover cakes to give it a nice, smooth finish. Jump right in and teach yourself with this stepbystep book set that shows you how with complete instructions and color photos, plus all the fondant. Place the netting over the fondant and press the netting down on both sides of the snake until the netting has sunken into the fondant. The fondant that youll get from this recipe is smooth and soft and can be used to cover cakes, or used as the basis for fondant and cream candies like buttercreams. The book describes essential techniques and materials, and it features recipes for all the essential elements of a fondant cake, such as cake layers, icings and fondant pastes. Make your own marshmallow fondant you dont have to be a pro baker. Carefully open the cap and, without breathing, put about 14 teaspoon into a very. Mar 12, 2020 these days it is widely recognized that making your own fondant is the most economical, delicious and easy way to get a highquality fondant. This time you just roll out the colored fondant, set the pages that you made on top, and trim the cover to size around them leaving just a bit of space, so that the cover shows around the edge.
But i think most people have only eaten commercially made fondant. Nov 02, 2017 whatever type of fondant you use, my recipe, your own recipe, or commercially made, knead the fondant until its smooth and supple before rolling. Aug 16, 2015 once you have already made your cake, the next step is equally just as important. How to make rolled fondant recipe with video bold baking. How to make easy marshmallow fondant for cakes and. It is starting to take shape and it hasnt been hard so far has it. You can make the recipe as i mentioned then wrap the fondant in a double layer of saran wrap coated in a very thin layer of the vegetable shortening and kept in a sealed ziploc bag. If you dont use all at once, it might harden, so heat it in microwave for 4. The complete introduction to cakedecorating equipment ensures you have. Candy clay creations the ultimate guide to making candy clay. I have made many for the cakes in this book just to help develop my skills in 3d carving and covering nonstandard shapes in fondant. You can use any color you likei used blue because in the film the cover of belles favorite book is blue and it is my favorite color. Hi ccers i am going to attempt my first totally covered fondant cake i have just done buttercream with fondant accents so far so my question is should i make my own fondant i have done this with the accents i have made or should i just buy the ready made and color it with americolor. Ever more popular, fondant cakes have been featured everywhere, from martha stewart living to tlcs.
Fondant icing, also commonly referred to simply as fondant. I taught myself to decorate cakes with fondant book set wilton. Poured fondant is a sweet paste usually used as an icing or filling for cakes and other pastries. 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 crafting.
The first is a closed book, and this is how it was made. How to makean open book out of fondant book cakes, open. Marshmallow fondant vs regular fondant when i first started cake decorating as a hobby in 2008, the only fondant i knew about was wilton. Knead your choice of fondant and place it on your mat. It stores well for 1 month, but its best to use in 23 days. Homemade fondant that tastes like buttercream video faithfully. I know, you cant believe we just said that but the reality is that custom cakes are not for everyone or for every occasion. As i promised, im going to share how i made these awesome book cakes. Be sure to check out the photo guide to making homemade fondant. I really loved this one and here is how they were made. May 09, 2017 i took the fondant i made the night before and kneaded it really well. I then painted a thin layer of the royal icing on the c and glued on the tiny silver dragees. Once you have made the indents, check the fondant finger with your finger to make sure it is the right with and length.
Wrap the cake in plastic wrap and place it in a corrugated cardboard box. Traditional fondant is a simple powdered sugarwater mixture cooked to the softball stage. Photo book an easy way to gather your photos and design your own photo book. Oct 31, 2019 coat your work surface with powdered sugar. Just like on your favorite cakedecorating show, fondant icing makes your treats look flawless. Aug 08, 2017 to make this giant strawberry cake, i baked a whopping 16 lbs of pinkdyed ultimate vanilla cake, filled it all with strawberry buttercream, covered it in red fondant and decorated it with red. October 2, 2015 by vanessa beaty 2 comments marshmallows on their own have always been a bit boring for me, i prefer to use them in baking or add something to make them more exciting, like giving them a colorful jello crust, for example. How to make rolled fondant a recipe for homemade fondant. Joanna and julian fondant book cupcake topper tutorial. How to make your own fondant easy step by step guide.
Fondantmartipansugarpaste book very easy to make youtube. Stir in shortening and just before completely melted, remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Rolled fondant, on the other hand, is more like sweet dough. Sandys book how to plan your own destination wedding. Using the cricut machine for fondant and gum paste baking savvy. If you leave your book out in a container with no lid the fondant will.
Most people have bought a cake with an edible image on it. Marshmallows fondant is quicker and easier to make because the first step is already done for you when you use marshmallows that are already made. And this easy fondant recipe lets you decorate like a pro right in your kitchen. There are ways to do this but all of which to my recollection make the cake inedible so you wont be able to eat it after. Basic pricing information for custom fondant cakes. Then, grease your hands and a spatula with vegetable oil so you can scoop the fondant onto your work surface.1146 1013 1282 420 532 781 1445 1274 293 957 450 926 754 1062 1487 1039 1214 223 1057 1361 649 1161 1512 1239 558 1424 607 890 997 1238 466 1187 454 18 244 150 169 563 831 887 1137 525 13