Make Your Own Wedding Cake

How to cover a Wedding Cake with Rolled Fondant icing.



Here you'll learn how to make your own wedding cake and cover your cake with rolled fondant icing.

There are more video tutorials with step by step instructions at the end of the page. There so easy, any novice can follow.

When your wedding cake is covered with rolled fondant, it's so easy to decorate.

You can either decorate your cake with silk or fresh flowers, swirls of buttercream frosting and or decorative scuptured sugar decorations. The sky's the limit. Rolled fondant wedding cakes are truely a modern day designer wedding cake experience for the do it yourself bride.

Video Tutuorial
How to cover a Wedding Cake with Rolled Fondant



(Cake decorating video- covering a cake with rolled fondant - Video duration is 7:19 minutes) Anna Maria - cake decorator from www.planetcake.com.au

How to cover a cake using rolled fondant

1. Brush your cake with a light layer of syrup - one part apricot jam, 2 parts water.
2. Once you'll brushed your cake, put it to one side.
3. Use white or ivory ready to roll fondant icing (for this example you need 750 grams).
4. Sprinkle a small amount of corn flower before you start to roll out your fondant (this prevents it sticking to the table)
5. Sprinkle a small amount of corn flower before you start to roll out your fondant (this prevents it sticking to the table)
6. Try to get the icing about 3mm think.
7. Measure you cake to make sure you have rolled out enough to cake your cake.
8. Place your cake in front you you and roll the rolling pin with the fondant icing, evenly over the cake.
9. Make sure the icing is long enough.
10. The first thing you do is secure the edges. If you don't secure the edges, the icing may rip due to the weight.
11. Next press the icing down onto the sides of the cake. Gently pull the icing forward and then press on to the cake.
12. Once you have pressed the icing on to all sides of the cake, take the smoothers and go around the cake to flatten the sides.
13. Use a non stick plastic knife with out the serated edges. Cut around the cake very closely and take away any excess icing and place it back into and air tight container. to avoid cracking.
14. Smooth the icing with the perspex smoothers to acheive a professional sharper edge. If you wish to have a rounded edge, you can skip this step.
15. The last step is to go over with your hands and feel for any air bubbles. Keep a pin handy and prick any bubbles to remove them.
16. Finish off with your perspex smoothers.


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1. Cake ready to ice
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2. Rolling the icing
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3. Icing the cake
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4. Press icing
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5. Perspex smoothers
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6. Ready to decorate

Cake Decorator Anna Maria from www.planetcake.com.au

Making a wedding cake

Learning how to make your own wedding cake can seem difficult if you've never done it before. You may surprise youself as to how easy it really is. Making wedding cakes from scratch is really a lot of fun. You can do this with your bridesmaids or close family and friends.

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make your own wedding cakeWouldn't it be fantastic to be able to make expert wedding cake decorations using rolled fondant icing? You'll learn how to make a decorative white bow to place on top of your finished wedding cake.

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make your own wedding cakeCupcake decorating isn't merely a skill, it is an artform, but with the right cake decorating tools and the right cake decorating instructions, any cake decorating neophyte can turn her hand to cake decorating for weddings.

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How to cover a cake with rolled fondant:

make your own wedding cakeHere you'll learn how to cover your wedding cake with rolled fondant icing. Making it so easy to decorate. You can either decorate your cake with silk or fresh flowers, swirls of buttercream frosting and or decorative scuptured sugar decorations. The sky's the limit.

How to cover a cake with buttercream frosting:

make your own wedding cakeDo you want to know the best and most efficient way to cover your cake with buttercream frosting? In this video tutorial you will learn how to achieve a perfectly smooth finish and prepare it for some simple cake decorations.

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Vanilla buttercream icing recipe:

This traditional vanilla buttercream frosting recipe is commonly used for icing wedding cakes as well as making decorative buttercream flowers. For piping, you need a slightly thicker butter icing mixture, so you'ld use a little less of the heavy cream or corn syrup in the recipe provided.

 

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