Fondant past

What is Fondant past?

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Rolled fondant is made of sugar, water, and corn syrup. For sculpting and shaping, gelatin or glycerin is

added.

How to Use Fondant

  1. Lightly dust a smooth work surface with confectioners’ sugar to prevent sticking. Roll out fondant to the cake’s size.

  2. Gently lift fondant with rolling pin to move. Position it on cake.

  3. Beginning in the middle of the cake, smooth fondant outward and down the sides to shape it.

Is fondant the same as icing?

Main Difference – Fondant vs. Royal Icing. ،That’s and Royal Icing are two types of icings that are ideal for

cake decorations. The main difference between that’s and royal icing is that that’s is made of icing sugar,

corn syrup, water, gelatin while royal icing is primarily made of icing sugar and egg whites.

 

The most popular commercial fondant brands

Here’s a breakdown of the most popular commercial fondant brands that could help you choose what kind of

that’s to buy:

 

Wilton –

 

This brand is very cheap, but a lot of people don’t like the taste of it. Great if you are just practicing or making

decorations out of fondant.

Pros:

 

  • Available in many colors

  • Very common and easily obtained

  • Lower price point when compared to other brands

  • Great when used to model figures instead

Cons:

 

  • Dries out right away, and quick to form cracks and tears

  • Artificial taste

 

FondX –

 

A great all-around commercial fondant, also available in Elite Premium and Elite Plus

Pros:

 

  • Pliable and easy to work with, it rolls thinly and rarely tears

  • Dries to a perfectly crisp shell

  • Tastes great

Cons:

 

  • Not accessible since it is not readily available even in cake decorating stores

  • Too expensive

Bakels Pettinice –

 

A commercial fondant that’s easy to work with and tastes great!  

Pros:

 

  • Easy to work with, and covers cake well

  • Tastes great, like traditional buttercream

Cons:

 

  • Too expensive

  • Dries out very quickly

Fondarific Buttercream Fondant –

 

Good choice for beginning cake decorators. Its softness and pliability are forgiving to those who are still

perfecting their craft.

Pros:

 

  • Price point is somewhere in the middle

  • Soft fondant, which can be both good or bad; it’s soft so it is very easy to work with after kneading but it cannot be used as a fondant accent due to its softness

  • Wide range of colors to choose from

Cons:

 

  • Tendency to become oily once the cake has been exposed to the sun

 

Duff –

 

From Duff Goldman, celebrity chef of the Food Network show Ace of Cakes, who came up with his own line of

fondant products.

Pros:

 

  • Easy to work with

  • Tastes great

Cons:

 

  • Too expensive

 

Satin Ice Rolled Fondant –

 

This is the most common brand of commercial fondant used in the US today, and has been endorsed by both

celebrity pastry chefs and reality TV cake decorators.

  • Available in many colors, which is great if you want a shade that is difficult to achieve through food coloring

  • Accessibility is great since you can easily buy this at many stores

  • Competitive and reasonable price

  • Tastes great

Cons:

  • Dries out quickly, resulting to cracks

 

Carma Massa Ticino Tropic –

Many are saying this is the cream of the crop – and for good reason!

Pros:

 

  • Easy to work with as it rolls out thinly and does not tear

  • Dries to a perfectly crisp finish

  • Tastes great

  • Only natural ingredients are used

  • Gluten-free

  • Best that’s to work with for hot or humid climates

Cons:

 

  • A bit pricier than the others, but you only use up a little because it rolls out thinly

With the myriad of choices out there, how do you know which commercial fondant is the best for you? Well, in

order to create a shortlist, you should know what it is you are looking for – are you after the taste or the

appearance? Is the price point a deal breaker for you? Preference is truly subjective, and a lot of people have

their own take when it comes to the best commercial that’s . Our advice? Try them all so you can experience

for yourself what each would be able to contribute and bring to the table, and then make the decision on what

brand to stick with.

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