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Fondant Cake Decorating: It's Play-Doh for Grown Ups!

Updated on February 1, 2015
Fondant Cake Decorating
Fondant Cake Decorating

Decorating with Fondant

Fondant is referred to by many as "Baker's Play-Doh" because of it's clay-like consistency and molding capabilities. It is a creamy confection that can be used as a filling or a covering for cakes, cookies, candies, and other sweets.

The standard fondant recipe consists of water, sugar and glucose. However, there are many other variations of this recipe including Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Quick Pour, Rolled Buttercream and Marshmallow. Fondant creations are not only visually appealing, but a treat for the taste buds as well!

Fondant can be used for Wedding Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Petits Fours, Pastries, Candies, etc.

There are many ready-to-use fondants featured on this page including Wilton, Choco-Pan, Satin Ice and Duff Goldman. You can also purchase simple shape cutters to help you get started in fondant cake decorating.

For those experienced with working with fondant, there are so many exciting things you can do to make your fondant creations stand out from the crowd! This includes trying out different fondant recipes and creating custom shapes and designs to accent your masterpiece.

Whichever group you fall into, this page will help you fill your fixation with fondant by providing a photo gallery of fondant creations, How-To tips, fondant tools and decorating gadgets, ready-to-use, tinted fondant, useful books, recipes and much more.

Fondant cake image provided courtesy of Linzi's Cakes

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Decorating with Fondant

  • Trim and smooth out your cake before applying. The cake will need to be completely flat. You can even use a fondant smoothing tool or glider to achieve the desired affect.
  • Using frosting, secure the cake to your board so that it will not move around while you are icing it.
  • Apply a buttercream base to smooth out any imperfections in the cake such as crumbs or low spots. The fondant will stick to the buttercream.
  • Let the cake sit in the refrigerator so that the surface will slightly harden. It will make applying the fondant easier. *It is recommended to let the cake cool for at least 24 hours before applying fondant.
  • Knead the fondant until it becomes the consistency of clay and use a rolling pin to flatten it out to about 1/4" or so. Dust the rolling pin and work surface with confectioners sugar to prevent sticking. The size of the fondant should be slightly larger than your cake to allow it to fully cover.
  • Apply the fondant to your cake with the shiny side facing up. Using your hands or a smoothing tool, smooth out the fondant starting from the center and working your way out. This will remove any bubbles. Trim any excess fondant from the bottom of the cake.
  • Decorate with fondant shapes, paint, stencils, ribbons, etc. To attach dried fondant shapes to a fondant cake, make the following recipe: 1 oz. ready-to-use fondant and 1/4 teaspoon cold tap water. Knead the water into fondant until it becomes softened and sticky. Brush the mixture onto the back of the dried fondant decoration and attach to cake.
  • You can purchase already tinted fondant, however, if you chose to make your own fondant and tint it yourself, be sure to use icing paste instead of liquid food coloring. Food coloring will be wet and too watered down.
  • You can add flavor to your fondant by adding Butter Flavor, Vanilla Extract, Almond Extract and many other flavor enhancers.

Step by Step Decorating with Fondant

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Rolling FondantCovering Cake with FondantApplying Fondant DecorationsFinished Fondant Cake
Rolling Fondant
Rolling Fondant
Covering Cake with Fondant
Covering Cake with Fondant
Applying Fondant Decorations
Applying Fondant Decorations
Finished Fondant Cake
Finished Fondant Cake
Satin Ice Fondant
Satin Ice Fondant

Fondant and Fondant Supplies

If you are a fan of Buddy Valastro, you will know that he promotes Satin Ice fondant on his popular show Cake Boss.

  • Satin Ice Fondant ~ Orange, Pink, Yellow, Red, Blue, Purple, Black, Green, White and Chocolate
  • Fondant Brush Sets
  • Buttercream Fondant and Gumpaste
  • Rolled Fondant & Ready to Use Fondant

Other fondant brands include Wilton, Fondarific, Choco-Pan and Duff Goldman.

Fondant and Supplies

Fondant Cake
Fondant Cake

Fairy Princess Fondant Cake Image Courtesy of Special Cakes by Tracey

Fondant Wedding Cake
Fondant Wedding Cake

Monkey Love Wedding Cake Image Courtesy of kelannfuller

Applying the fondant to the cake

Applying the fondant to the cake
Applying the fondant to the cake

Fondant Tools and Molds

Fondant Decorating
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Fondant Tiered Cake
Fondant Tiered Cake

Fondant Wedding Cake Image Courtesy of Sandra's Cakes

Cutting out fondant leaf decorations

Cutting out fondant leaf decorations
Cutting out fondant leaf decorations

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      Susan 9 years ago from Texas

      Awesome job, Janet! Love the photographs. It's just amazing how creative people can get with frosting. Must now go have dessert!!

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      beachbum_gabby 9 years ago

      I like my cousin's Fondant wedding cake. Wish I could have a Fondant cake for my wedding someday. ^__^

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      NAIZA LM 9 years ago

      What a yummy lens! How I wish I am good in baking to try this out. Well, for sure my Mom will definitely enjoy this one. The cake pictures are awesome! I love it. ;-)

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      KimGiancaterino 9 years ago

      Wow... gorgeous! Welcome to Culinary Favorites From A to Z. I've got this featured and am also giving you a Squid Angel Blessing.

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      irishlass lm 9 years ago

      Great lens! I mad a fondant cake for my mom for her 80th birthday party. You brought back fond memories

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      bdkz 9 years ago

      Fabulous lens...you've got my Blessing!

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      totalhealth 9 years ago

      I love this lens. really attractive pictures, also looks yummy.

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      Robin S 9 years ago from USA

      Very cool stuff here! I wish I could be this creative with food! Thanks for adding this to the Cute Little Cupcakes and Tasty Treats group!

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      This outstanding lens is now being featured at Cabaret Squidoo!

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      Barkely 8 years ago

      I love fondant, you're absolutely right, it is like play dough for adults:) You can do so much with it. Big Thumbs up.

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      mommyenterprises 8 years ago

      Wow, some very cool pictures. I had never heard of this before until tonight.

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      WorldTravelers916 8 years ago

      good lookin cake décor!dvr distributor

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      transfatfree 8 years ago

      Thanks for all the great fondant tips. I just tried using if for the first time and am practicing up for my daughter's birthday rain forest animal cake. You can see my first try with fondant at my birthday cakes site.

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      cherangelry lm 8 years ago

      I have a couple of friends who have really gotten into decorating cakes with fondant, maybe I'll have to give it a try sometime. They actually used it as a fundraiser for a mission trip they had planned and from what I hear it was a success!

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      MamaKay 8 years ago

      Useful and inspiring, I am much less intimidated about trying fondant now and can't wait for my first excuse!

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      annetteghallowe1 8 years ago

      I hate to bake, but these cakes truly inspire the artist in me! I have made it my goal to make my first fondant cake this month. Thanks for the inspiration. 5 stars!

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      Lee Hansen 8 years ago from Vermont

      Fabulous lens - I'm inspired to attempt fondant! 5*s and lensrolled to Sweet Bouquets-Candy Crafts lens!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Lovely lens here. I think you've covered pretty much everything fondant :) Did anyone ever see that show "Ace of Cakes" where they did princess cakes-it's just mind boggling what you can do with fondant. I will say though that I tend to prefer buttercream to fondant usually, although that Satin Ice fondant tastes good. If you're interested, check out my unique cakes website.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Wish I could make my own fondant cake someday. What a fun and artistic idea.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      How should you sweeten already made fondant?

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      AlisonMeacham 8 years ago

      A brilliant lens. All those pictures are so tempting they are good enough to eat..... I love working with fondant. Angel Blessings to you

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      AMB1 8 years ago

      Wow - I have never heard of fondant and wondered how they made cakes look so great. My son would LOVE the pikachu cake you showed, but it is way beyond my cooking ability. I'm always learning something new browsing around squidoo! Thanks for a very thorough lens!

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      Achim Thiemermann 8 years ago from Austin, Texas

      I've made many fondant cakes in my life - you show it beautifully what can be done with this fantastic medium. A hearty SquidAngel Blessing for this masterpiece lens, Janet!

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      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      I've never tried fondant but boy, you can make some beautiful things with it. I'm gonna have to look in to this!

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      LisaKnowsTheSec 8 years ago

      You have a wonderful lens here, I have really enjoyed reading and looking at the fabulous pictures. I've been decorating for many years now with fondant but here in the UK we call it Sugarpaste. Definitely 5* and a stumble!Take careLisa

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      Sensitive Fern 8 years ago

      Okay, I may have to try this now. You're comprehensive lens has convinced me. Along with watching Ace of Cakes. Awesome lens. 5*

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      Patricia 8 years ago

      My husband and I recently tried to make a wedding cake with fondant but had trouble because the fondant was too hard to get rolled out. Ended up needing help from someone to get it done.

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      manila lm 8 years ago

      Wow!!!!! Extremely useful and well presented lens. The photographs are too good. I have never tried decorating a cake like this b4. Thank u for giving the recipes for different fondants.You have some magic in your hands. I would have given 10 but unfortunately I can give max 5 stars.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      i just made a cake last night for the first time with fondant and it was so much fun! I am going to be a cake maker when i grow up! <3 :) :P :/

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Excellent and well-presented lens! When I get free time and energy, I'll definitely have to try this!

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      Smartshops 8 years ago

      Great lens with lots of information! 5*s from your friends at Smartshops!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      The other day I made rolled fondant, I placed the cake once covered with buttercream in the freeze for 24 hours, the next day I applied the fondant, however the result was pretty sad, it seemed like my fondant was sweating once applied to the cake, since the cake was cold. Do you have any recommendation to avoid this from happening?Thanks a lot!!

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      What an amazing collection of confectionery delights!! I think I gained 3 pounds just looking at the photos (YUM :o) I've experimented with the ready-made fondant, but never tried to make my own...I think I will now though! 5* for a fabulous lens and some super information.Http://www.Squidoo.com/ConnieCrankpot

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      JTWells 8 years ago

      Wow what a beautiful well set out lens with great information. This is what I needed to be a model to me (newbie) Great work and I will have to try the fondant also.

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      Jimmie Lanley 8 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      A gorgeous lens, Janet. You're officially blessed!

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      Kiwisoutback 8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Delicious looking cakes. Going cake tasting before I was married was my favorite part of the whole ordeal -- I probably had some fondant and didn't know it. Great work!

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      Kylyssa Shay 8 years ago from Overlooking a meadow near Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

      Lovely lens! Rated five stars and lensrolled at https://hubpages.com/food/Kylyssas-Amazing-Cakes

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      Apalmer001 LM 8 years ago

      You are my mentor!

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      From-the-Heart 8 years ago

      Wow,it all looks so nice!I was wondering how Fondant tastes- I've never tried it before.

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      Genesis Davies 8 years ago from Guatemala

      Great collection of fondant recipes. I live in Guatemala and it`s not possible to buy ready made, so I make my own. I did a pirate ship for my 3 year old`s birthday in December. It was fun, but not really nice, lol. In May, my other son turns 2 and he`s getting an Eve cake (from Wall-E), which I expect will turn out better.

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      RLFinNash 8 years ago

      helloall of the cakes looked very nice. i have tried to use fondant to cover a cake with and i found it very hard to work with. but the cake that i was trying to cover with the fondant was a roller coaster cake and it turned out ok. but, i like to make fondant roses. i think that the fondant roses are beautiful and easier to make than the buttercream roses are to make. thanks for posting all of the beautiful cake designs!

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      jura 8 years ago

      Great decorating idea great lens.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      i am always watching this cake making stuff on the foodnetwork, especially those challenges. you lens reminded me of that, and with so much great info

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Tremendous! My wife PJ has been making birthday and wedding cakes for the last 30 years. She took a class at the local community college and has used her skills in making hundreds of cakes. She doesn't use your method which seems to be an easier technique than making up the shortening based icing and it wouldn't appear one would have the problems occurring with summer heat and high humidity which is disastrous to the shortening icings. Good job, how does this affect the taste?

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      jura 8 years ago

      Gret ideas for cake dekorating and recipe must taste good.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I loved all the pictures and ideas!

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      appelonia 8 years ago

      What a great lens! There's a lot of really good info and I'm looking forward to trying out some of your recipes. Thanks.

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      Sensitive Fern 8 years ago

      Thank you for making this lens. It saved me a lot of work when making my cookie decorating lens and I could link right to it.

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      Annie McMahon 8 years ago from New Jersey

      Very colorful lens! I never decorated with fondant, but I think I may try. One question, though. There is no peanut butter in your peanut butter fondant recipe. Is one ingredient missing?

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      Eklectik1 8 years ago

      Such beautiful and creative cakes! They truly are a work of art. Great lens!!

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      Fatih LM 8 years ago

      I always made my own cakes , I am going to take my cake decorating skills to the next level, thanks to your hard and insightful work....................

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      danclaudiu 7 years ago

      I will twitt about your post. I love the cakes :)

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      Sojourn 7 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful. I'd just been browsing some fondant pics and came across your lens. While I've never done a cake with fondant before, I'm awfully tempted because of the great designs you can make. This will be a handy resource for when I muster up the nerve. :)

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      Deb Kingsbury 7 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      This stuff looks like fun to work with, but I don't know that my results would be anywhere near what's pictured here. And, if they were, I wouldn't let anybody eat it! :)

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      Mary Beth Granger 7 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Some really cool looking cakes. Love that monkey wedding cake! 5*

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I've actually never been much into cake decorating (buttercream decorating just didn't appeal to me much), but fondant looks right up my alley! Thanks for all the information!

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      Kharadriisa LM 7 years ago

      I've been wanting to get back into Fondant. My first try was a major fail. But I just love watching tv shows that feature fondant cakes.

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      Kate Phizackerl1 7 years ago

      Wonderful. Blessed.

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      Kate Phizackerl1 7 years ago

      Keeping the personal separate to the Angel blessing, I've featured this on my new icing group lens.

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      jakealoo 7 years ago

      Very informative lense and extremely well put together. I really like the design, great job.

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      Stephen Carr 7 years ago from Corona, CA

      can't wait to try this! Great lens.

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      ChefDavidUnrau 7 years ago

      Your lens is fantastic - so much information! I definitely want to try some of the different fondant recipes

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      Mom2Ian 7 years ago

      Yours is the best lens I've ever seen. I love it! I really want to try this with cupcakes.

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      Frantilly 7 years ago

      What a colorful lens! There's a bounty of great ideas here to get you inspired.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Your cakes are gorgous. Keep up the good work!

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      johnsmythelinks 7 years ago

      Hey it was a great journey throughout this lens. thanks for this delicious journey. I would like to thank you personally for the links and tips.

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      lolicious 7 years ago

      I love fondant, the cakes look so delicious. This was a very delightful lens, 5 stars

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      hlkljgk 7 years ago from Western Mass

      looks so fun!

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      YummyForTummy 7 years ago

      lovely! It's so colorful! and i love those cakes

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      HorseAndPony LM 7 years ago

      Congratulations on your purple star. These are beautiful. I am not much of a baker but I love to look at all the amazing designs. Blessed! http://www.squidoo.com/horseandpony-squidangel

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Congratulations on your Purple Star. What a lovely way to decorate a cake! :)

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      AuthorNormaBudden 7 years ago

      What a beautiful lens! Congrats on your purple star! It's been featured at https://hubpages.com/community/purple-star-awards-

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      ScientificGear 6 years ago

      This lens truly deserve a purple star! And I love fondant cakes. Looking at them is already satisfying!

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      GingerAlly 6 years ago

      WOw! I think you've just given me inspiration for my new obsession. I didn't know how they made those beautiful cakes until now! great lens wish I could give it 10 stars..

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      Wendy Leanne 6 years ago from Texas

      I love fondant cakes! That's what my daughter picked out at the bakery last year for her 3rd birthday. They just look so pretty and yummy. The picture you have here of the monkey cake is so cute.

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      martialartstraining 6 years ago

      I actually like the taste of fondant because its not as sweet as normal icing, thank you for this lens

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      i love what she did with the cake it was wonderful

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Gosh! These cakes are completely gorgeous. i love the amazing colors and the silky smooth finish.

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      Manbikider 6 years ago

      Great Info !!!

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      VarietyWriter2 6 years ago

      Blessed by a SquidAngel :)

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      tabasamu 6 years ago

      Hi Mum,This cakes are really wow.I didn't really know how to use fondant but you've made me smile.Kip it up

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      sandralynnsparks 6 years ago

      The best fondant cake(s) I've seen looked like a case of Pepsis with individual can cakes! I'd love to learn to do this!

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      NealBeam 6 years ago

      Not much on the taste of fondant, but amazing things can be created with it!

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      sheilamarie78 6 years ago

      I've never tried it, but it sure looks like a fun way to make a personalized cake! Thanks for the ideas!

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      WorldVisionary3 6 years ago

      My niece just had a birthday party yesterday and she had a Cinderella cake, made with fondant. it was really spectacular!

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      Genesis Davies 6 years ago from Guatemala

      These are really neat cakes, and I think I'm going to have to try the peanut butter fondant recipe! I use fondant (homemade) all the time, but I'm still not very good at it. Need to take a lesson from my sis who makes cakes to sell. Blessed by an angel.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      gorgeous cakes! I've always been interested in the idea of fondant, but this really showed me some possibilities. That shoe looked real. Thanks for a lovely Lens.

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      wahmgogreen 6 years ago

      Great lens I enjoyed viewing and reading your lens I may attempt to try using fondant one day. And I loved the cakes they are beautiful. Of course as a women I loved the cake with the shoe. You have really mastered being a lensmaster. I look forward to reading more of your lens.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      nice decorations would love to those cakes of my own....

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      Jen 6 years ago from California

      Love these cakes! I'm planning on taking a fondant class - this lens just makes me want to take it even more!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      cute cakes

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      What an awesome lens! love it! Thanks for the tips;

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      GailMercedes 6 years ago

      Great Lens!

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      Sensitive Fern 6 years ago

      I have featured your beautiful lens on my fondant flowers lens. This one takes the cake, though.

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      noobeegin 6 years ago

      WOW is all I have to say. Fabulous instructions; fabulous pics, fabulous info.

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      Cynthia Arre 6 years ago from Quezon City

      I had fun going through your very useful info, tips and photos. I love the taste and consistency of fondant and have tried my hand in making it. It didn't come out too well LOL but at least it tasted good. (; ~Blessed~

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      nice cake fondant decorations but i don't find this cakes so tasty to eat...i'm not a fan of fondant cakes.

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      squid-pinkchic18 6 years ago

      Wow this looks so fun!! I bought cake tins last night with hopes I could try to make a beautiful cake with fondant. Wish me luck! :) Great job with this lens, very helpful!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thanks a lot for this lens, though i am new to squidoo this lens is very informative and authoritative too. Hope to read from you next time. Keep it up.

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      Paul 6 years ago from Montreal

      Love the rich colors!

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      sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      one of the best cake lens. thanks for the step by step instructions.

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      dustytoes 6 years ago

      I'd love to try this. Thanks for all the information..!

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      dreameater 6 years ago

      I have to admit that I am not good at this. Thank you for all these kind tips.

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      Jackie Block 6 years ago from SE Michigan

      Wow, such neat cakes. I am going to try this for my daughter's next birthday. I have some time to practice since her birthday is in July. Thank you for such wonderful ideas.

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      surfingtheweb 6 years ago

      Wow! Some pretty awesome looking cakes. What talented bakers.Thanks for sharing. They look to good to eat! Masterpieces!

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      Rachellewms 6 years ago

      Amazing Lens! These cakes are beautiful, these bakers are really talented, and this is a creative lens! Thanks for sharing.

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      KDimmick 6 years ago

      Blessed by an angel and featured on my angel lens :)

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      woody-woodworker 6 years ago

      Fondant is perfect for artistic cakes. And I am especially fond of cricut cake designs. Great ideas here for getting started. The recipes are a great addition! Thanks

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      natashaely 6 years ago

      I love working with fondant and cake making is wonderful. You have some truly exquisite cakes on here and your instructions are clear and easy to follow! Wonderful lens :)

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      lzzts89 6 years ago

      wow... all these cakes look so good ... :)

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      Katie Harp 6 years ago

      mmm! very inspirational cake decorating lens, I love working with fondant when it doesn't crack

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      Missmerfaery444 6 years ago

      Fabulous! Blessed and added to my Birthdays Blessings lens under "related birthday lenses".

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      kougar lm 6 years ago

      Fun and informative lens. I love fondant. Thanks for sharing.

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      SweetMarie83 LM 6 years ago

      This lens is incredible! I've never used fondant but I'd really love to give it a try to after reading this, I REALLY want to...there are just so any cool things you can do with it!

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      tssfacts 6 years ago

      I have always wanted to try fondant but just haven't gotten around to it. Great job. Blessed by a SquidAngel. Happy St. Paddy's Day.

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      natas105 6 years ago

      Great lens and hilarious lens title! took the poll and like your lens...a lot! Would love it if you would check out my lens about Easter cake decorating ideas as well.

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      Kandy O 6 years ago

      I have only made the Buttercream Fodant and stuck with it, because I made it work. I guess 'll have to try the other versions as well. Great lens!

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      ChristinaDodson 6 years ago

      I'm so glad I found your lens; I'll be sharing it with my sister who does cakd decorating. You've got amazing information here! Thumbs up & one of my favorites, for sure. :)

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      Indigo Janson 6 years ago from UK

      These cakes are gorgeous and yes it definitely makes me want to have a go. I love that topsy turvy cake in particular and that shoe is so clever!

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      bboy131 lm 6 years ago

      Amazing cakes!

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      bestinbabies lm 6 years ago

      Some of these are just amazing! I am taking a fondant class soon! I hope mine come out half as good as some of these! I love the one with the flowers and bees.

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      meisgood132 6 years ago

      A try artist is at work here.

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      BunnyFabulous 6 years ago from Central Florida

      This is inspiring me to want to try fondant, at least on a small scale

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      RubyRavn LM 6 years ago

      This makes me want to really get into cake baking - great ideas, and beautiful designs!

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      spider-girl 6 years ago

      Beautiful lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      great

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      miaponzo 6 years ago

      I like fondant, in general.. but I just can't give up the flavor of a good butter cream frosting!!!! :)

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      Janet2221 6 years ago

      @miaponzo: If you put a nice thick layer of buttercream on the cake, smooth it out and then cover it with a thin layer of fondant, you can have the best of both worlds! A great looking cake that tastes delicious. :)

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      Wedding Mom 6 years ago

      I bake a lot but i haven't tried using fondant because they said it is quite tricky to handle thanks to this information I will certainly give it a try next. The photos are just wonderful to look at! Beautiful lens!

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      LondonWanderer 6 years ago

      Love it - in moderation of course!

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      NYThroughTheLens 6 years ago

      Awesome lens. I love the photos. I am partial to buttercream but this lens completely makes fondant seem extremely appealing to use for cake decorating!

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      leansmasterpranav 6 years ago

      Really liked this lens

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      Obscure_Treasures 6 years ago

      Awesome lens!

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      OrganicMom247 6 years ago

      I usually see fondant cake in weddings. I love it, it looks really beautiful and it looks so neat.

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      darkk93 6 years ago

      Great Lens!

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      itsmuzza2011 6 years ago

      great cakey lens janet i loved , i was a big fan of the Fondant "Funked Up" Cake it look like it was about to topple over , what a great touch, well done

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      Jen 6 years ago from Canada

      Wow! These fondant cakes are works of art.

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      djlosada lm 6 years ago

      Wow, some of these don't even look like cakes.

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      nebby 6 years ago from USA

      I've always loved the look of a caked decorated with fondant. I've tried it myself a few times and although they didn't come out too terrific they were passable and the kids did love them. I know that I'll try my hand on it again since it was fun.

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      Sarasota 6 years ago

      I have always been curious about this stuff! I never knew it was called fondant, I always figured it was some kind of magic, lol! I think that cakes that have fondant type decorations are always so beautiful and waaaaay more fun than plain old icing! I definitely want to try this!! :-)

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      SandyORiley 6 years ago

      great selection of photos!

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      sushilkin lm 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing nice stuff on squidoo!!

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      Linda Hahn 6 years ago from California

      I love these pretty cakes. Featuring this on my Rainbow Cake lens.

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      ftuley lm 6 years ago

      Very good information here. Thank you.

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      UKGhostwriter 6 years ago

      Fantastic lens, great resource!

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      KANEsUgAr 6 years ago

      You have some really great ideas here, and great pictures.

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      SavvyScribe 6 years ago

      My, my, is this ever a brilliant lens! Great pics and ideas. Little did I know as I traversed through, that I would eventually find exactly what I needed to know regarding working with fondant for an upcoming baking project. Thanks for being so resourceful!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      gorgeous cakes. Lots of helpful info. thanks

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Nice lens I'm a baker myself, The fondant I use at work is not the best to work with its soft and very sticky. The stuff on this page looks more like RTR in my opinion ( Ready To Roll icing)

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      bi11f0ns 6 years ago

      wow..i really it..i want to try it..they all look good..and yummy hehehe

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      June Parker 6 years ago from New York

      This is a fabulous lens with the most beautiful and creative cakes! I wish I had you creative talents, but cake decorating has never been my forte. Now pies, on the other hand, I can make a mean, flaky pie pastry. I can well understand your purple star! Congrats on that! I am leaving you with a Squid Angel blessing and added your link from this lens to My Squid Angel Wings blessing lens to be featured for your neighborhood.

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      Chazz 6 years ago from New York

      Fondant looks gorgeous, but I do wish it tasted better (although I have not tried a peanut butter version)

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      achraf lm 6 years ago

      thank you for the great idea! we're going to try it home this weekend!!

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      squid-pinkchic18 6 years ago

      Wowsa!! This lens is WONDERFUL! I made my own wedding cake with 4 tiers and fondant, but it was pretty basic, I just added ribbon and flowers. These cakes above are immaculate! Thanks for sharing more recipes :)

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      Mrmakingusmile LM 6 years ago

      Good video. Everything looks awesome. I like the schools out the best. very creative.

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      Laniann 6 years ago

      I love fondant - great to work with. Nice collection of cakes and Fondant Recipes.

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      sivavetukuri 5 years ago

      Excellent Lens. Nicely Presented.

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      Bernie 5 years ago from Corbin, KY

      i will have to try this

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      artshock 5 years ago

      Very cool lens, I have to give some of those recipes a go...I've wanted to play with this stuff for a while.

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      WorldVisionary 5 years ago

      Dreamy lens! The cakes are so beautiful. Thumbs up and an Angel blessing for you!

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      shibbiesammie 5 years ago

      love the lens! I watch Cake Boss all the time! I love the work he does! Amazing!

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      Elaine552 5 years ago

      Wow! I've never seen this before, this looks like tons of fun! I'm printing it right now and going to give it try this weekend!

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      writerkath 5 years ago

      Hi Janet! This is an absolutely MARVELOUS lens on fondant! Even though I'm just getting interested in how to cake decorate myself, the whole fondant thing is fascinating to me. Would you mind very much if I linked to this lens from my new site that have going? Or - are any of these photos yours (like the one showing putting the fondant on the cake) - that I could use to illustrate a section on fondant? You can tell me "no" if you're not comfortable with me linking to you - but this lens is so informative, and I really think it shows fondant in a VERY user-friendly light. Please feel free to check out what I've done so far - it's REALLY new - so I don't have tons of stuff on there yet - but I'm working hard at it: Learn How To Decorate A Cake - and if you think I could either link or even use one of your recipes and link it to your lens, I would be more than happy to do so. This is truly the best thing I've seen yet on it. I can't wait to show my mother in law! Hugs, Kath :) (PS: You can message me at my profile if you don't want to comment publicly - I'm fine with that.)

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @writerkath: Hi Kathy, Thanks for your compliments on my lens. I appreciate it. :) Feel free to add a link to this lens on your new site. As far as the photos go of the fondant being applied to a cake, I purchased those images myself from a stock photography site and would prefer that they were not used elsewhere. Hope you can understand. Best of luck with your new site!

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      writerkath 5 years ago

      @Janet2221: I understand! I've bought a subscription in the past to clipart for some other purposes- but the photos weren't quite what I liked. If you don't mind sharing the name of the stock company you've used, I'll definitely look into that. Thank you so much for your response! :) Kath

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @writerkath: Most of the time I use http://www.dreamstime.com/. Good luck! :)

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      writerkath 5 years ago

      @Janet2221: Perfect! Thanks! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      thanks for the recipes. I will have to try these. I'm a big fan of cakes, but I don't like fondant so much because of the taste. But now I learned that there are a variety of flavors to choose from. Thanks so much for these info. Priceless! and love your lenses too!

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      getbackup 5 years ago

      Very pretty! Great lens! Always wanted to create with fondant!

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      eshorad 5 years ago

      Megacool!!! xD love it dude it looks great and delicious great work!!! xD

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      Wendy Leanne 5 years ago from Texas

      I love this lens so much that I came back to let you now that I featured it on the Chefmasters Blog and lens as this week's foody lens of the week. =)You can see your post here: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SquidooChefmasters/...

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      clouda9 lm 5 years ago

      What fun. I have never played with fondant yet, although you nudge me on with this page. I have the know how and the roller...just gotta go for it. PS Found your page spotlighted on Squidlog (http://squidlog.net/squidoochefmasters/fondant-cak... :)

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      moonlitta 5 years ago

      So creative and inspired ideas!

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      Mary 5 years ago from Midwest

      I am not a baker but my daughter is so i had to read this so i can pass it on to her. I don't think she has ever used Fondant before. Those cakes are really awesome looking.

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      pheonix76 5 years ago from WNY

      I love fondant, although have yet to use it, even though I like to bake. The cakes and other goodies on this page looks so wonderful! (: Great resource, thank you!

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      KidCreative 5 years ago

      don't you just love how buddy says "Modeling Chocolate" hahaha he's the man!

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      Serj 5 years ago

      Wow. These designs are amazing... it'd be almost a shame to eat these... I said almost :)

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      BettyWesterlund 5 years ago

      I have enjoyed reading your lens! You have some very creative ideas that I can't wait to try! Thank you for sharing!

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      penguinavations 5 years ago

      Great lens!

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      penguinavations 5 years ago

      Great lens!

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      mamamia2011 5 years ago

      i'll be dreaming of these cakes.

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      julietarot lm 5 years ago

      I like the fact that anyone of any age can use fondant icing-and it looks and tastes great! I like the look of the topsyturvy cake.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      love the fondant cupcakes, they're super detailed. great job!

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      Panela 5 years ago

      this must be real fun to do with children, too (=

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      TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

      There are classes in craft and hobby stores that can teach you how to make cakes and fondant as well, they provide a hands-on learning experience.

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      AngelDey 5 years ago

      These cakes are so beautiful. I'm a graphic artist and a crafter, but I am certain it would take me a while to create something so beautiful. I would like to try at least once though.

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      RecipePublishing 5 years ago

      I loved the many ideas.

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      TheSwedishLady 5 years ago

      Wow!!! My daughter is trying to do fondant. So glad to get some info. for her.

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      rosytaylor 5 years ago

      Hi! This is an amazing and Awesome lens and very informative too. Thanks for sharing such a nice lens. Nicely done, Keep up your great work!

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      humzayunas 5 years ago

      this is a great recipie and good way to cook it . and this is my favvvvvvvvvv recipie

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      TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

      When I was in Scotland people would get engaged years before their wedding. They would then get a fruit cake and seal it with the frosting. Then they would poke holes in the bottom and ad alcohol. They would then seal it with the frosting again. They would repeat this through out time often over a year before they would have their wedding and eat the cake. Have you ever heard of this before and know what this is called?

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      Heather Burns 5 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      What an amazing epic lens! Loved it!

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @TIRMassageStone1: I am sorry, but I have never heard of this tradition before!

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      termit_bronx 5 years ago

      I've never tried this before, but perhaps I'll make it a try once :) Great lens, really!

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      XperiencCraigers 5 years ago

      Brilliant Lens!

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      TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

      For some reason my cakes just aren't turning out as amazing as yours. I'm going to have to read this lens more carefully!

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      CarynJSwift56889 5 years ago

      that's really cake? colorful~

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      KatherineKouture 5 years ago

      I love it! I have a lens about cakes, and I'm positive 90% are made out of fondant. Thumbs up!

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      NidhiRajat 5 years ago

      wow..its amazing!!!!

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      paradoksgold 5 years ago

      Thanks

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      JenaleeMortensen 5 years ago

      Years ago I made my own wedding cake with fondant. It was fun and I thought it looked beautiful. Thanks for sharing more ideas for decorating with fondant.

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      themeaparty 5 years ago

      Cool, thanks for the fondant recipes! I'm slowly shedding the habit of buying cakes and making my own. Much more fun!

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      sammittal 5 years ago

      Wow.. Wonderful, I want to eat all of them.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i lovee this cake....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      gottaloveit2 5 years ago

      I've always wanted to use fondadoglovinnt but it scares me. Great ideas here though.

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      blanckj 5 years ago

      One of my favorite things was to watch all the cake competitions on the Food Network when I used to get it. I miss watching it. Thanks for the lovely photos and the step by step descriptions. Awesome lens! Keep up the great work.

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      Showpup LM 5 years ago

      I would love to try this one day. Looks like a lot of fun.

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      TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

      The colors you get out of the frosting are brilliant.

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      NidhiRajat 5 years ago

      yummy cakes and I really like to have one!!!

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      whitewarhorse88 5 years ago

      Creative! every single of them looks delicious I wish I could have one now.

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      aussieremovals 5 years ago

      Amazing nice it's really hard work it;s so nice also great lens.

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      nabsy lm 5 years ago

      fondant cakes are adorable! by the way, I have seen a youtube video demonstrating an electric cutter used to cut fondant into different designs. the machine was from Cricut but I'm not sure what exactly is the name of the machine. you might wanna check it out. :)

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      Renata1 LM 5 years ago

      They look so good!

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      pantar 5 years ago

      I had done it once but not nearly as good as these are! :D

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      Domique21 5 years ago

      I love cakes and especially the icing melting on my mouth. It is really delicious.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Fantastic Lens and subject! Best wishes :)

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      the-good-stuff 5 years ago

      I've never tried decorating with fondant, but these cakes look real pretty, I totally want to give it a try!

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      NidhiRajat 5 years ago

      wonderful lens......

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      charanlhy 5 years ago

      Sweet Cake!!Love them!

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      Coreena Jolene 5 years ago

      I love watching the cake decorating shows including the competitions. I have never tried fondant, but I think one of these days I will take the plunge. I really enjoyed your lens.

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      jfarrell12 5 years ago

      So awesome! I need to try this sometime!

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      yesperu 5 years ago

      Sure I will pass this lens to my sister who does cake decorating. You've got amazing information here.

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      Aquavel 5 years ago

      What fun! These cakes are wild! I used to love bead making and would roll out the dough and make all sorts of patterns. This seems similar but on a larger scale. I've got to give this a try! Having a small birthday dinner for my sister in a couple weeks so just maybe..... LOVE the "Funked Up" cake.

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      APackageAtTheDoor 5 years ago

      I've never been too sure about the taste of fondant, but, man, these cakes look fun to decorate. My hands are itching to get going. Fun!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great lens and pictures.

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      lucy439br 5 years ago

      These look really good, loved reading your lens!

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      BillSimmons 5 years ago

      Is fondant easy to ship? Is it perishable if I order it online?

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @BillSimmons: I have ordered Satin Ice fondant online in the past with no problems. It is not perishable and lasts up to 18 months in an airtight container.

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      seedplanter 5 years ago

      There's so much to love about this lens! The topsy-turvy cake, awecome cupcakes, and that monkey wedding cake - such fun! I knew zero about fondant before visiting, but it is really speaks to the creative side of me. Who knows...may have to give it a try!

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      CreativeExpress 5 years ago

      Awesome lens! Love all of the cakes and resources.

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      Christine Adindu 5 years ago from Alberta, Canada

      Yum! very nice...

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      lilymom24 5 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful lens. I have never worked with fondant but it sure looks like fun. Maybe the kids and I will give it a try. =)

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      Jellyrolldesigns 5 years ago

      I love this lens! I have always want to try my hand at fondant and now I think I have enough info to finally try it :-)

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      Serenity30 5 years ago

      So many beautiful fondants decorations...wish I could try them all. Great lens!

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      Shivani09 LM 5 years ago

      wow!! They just look like pieces of art!

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      AlleyCatLane 5 years ago

      I am not a baker so I'll continue to buy my cakes. However, I love the look of fondant. My niece had fondant green turtles on her wedding cake (she loves turtles) - one with a top hat and one with a wedding veil. They were so neat. Well written, interesting lens.

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      JebbieBlue 5 years ago

      I love decorating my own cakes it is so much fun. Thanks for the useful tips.

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      beckyf 5 years ago

      I've never tried decorating with fondant, but it sure looks like fun!

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      Rhidawn 5 years ago

      The cakes with fondant are so pretty, you almost don't want to eat them! great lens!

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      yohandanu 5 years ago

      very nice structures of cakes and really really like it.

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      Beadsnresin 5 years ago

      I have been hanging to decorate a cake with Fondant for ages. Then I saw Cake Boss...and the want was even worse lol I really need time. It's so AWESOME just like your lens, thanks heaps!!

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      shels1979 5 years ago

      Beautiful lens and beautiful cakes! Wow!

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      ICanCook 5 years ago

      This is a beautiful lens. Just this morning I covered a cake board with fondant. I'll be using it this weekend for a wedding cake. The fondant covered board looks more dressy for a special occasion. Oh, here's a tip - I was using store bought fondant that was really hard, I simply but it in a bowl with a few drops of water, covered it with a plate and placed it in the mocrowave. Before I would have just tossed it out, but because it was just to cover the board, I decided to experiment. It softened up just fine and my board seems to drying well now.

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      jlshernandez 5 years ago

      I love the topsy-turvy cake. I am inspired to try this one for the holidays. Thanks for sharing this wonderful lens.

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @ICanCook: Thanks for the tip! :)

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      kjbranch77 5 years ago

      I saw this on Cake Boss! Very cool

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      HuntAndFishGuides 5 years ago

      For a beginner like myself, what's the secret to keeping it from tearing when you lay it / stretch it out over the cake? Thx.

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @HuntAndFishGuides: Generally, fondant can rip if it rolled to thin or if it is not kneaded enough. Also, be sure you are not carrying the fondant too far. The best way to move your fondant is to drape it over a rolling pin as pictured on this lens. And many times it just takes practice! Good luck!

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      camaster 5 years ago

      Awesome cakes! I wish I could do some of these. Nevertheless got some cool inspiration for a birthday cake I need to order soon. Thank you!

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      Kiwilette 5 years ago

      Hi beautiful cakes!!! I love your work! Is it more a hobby or you do it for a living? I make cakes too but so far more for the kids Birthdays and friends & family. Would like to put more on here but my photos seem too large so need to work out how to make them smaller first ha. I am not even sure my first blog went online!

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      Liveliferead LM 5 years ago

      Wow!!! Those are cool cakes! I have a question, which fondant recipe do you recommend if I want a nice consistency and a really good flavor to it?? Because I tried the Wilton bought fondant and it didn't taste very good, but the consistency was perfect!

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      Liveliferead LM 5 years ago

      @HuntAndFishGuides: If it does rip, you could dab the tear with water or place a decoration on it to hide it, obviously if the tear isn't to big! Good luck!

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      frydaa 5 years ago

      love this page! : )

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      queenofduvetcover 5 years ago

      Wow, beautiful lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Cool lens! I've always wanted to decorate cakes but have never had the time! With two part-time jobs, full time school, and recently publishing my first book, I can't seem to get time for anything! But your lens is pretty and the decorating looks like it would be a lot of fun! Love the wedding cake!

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      sarahrk lm 5 years ago

      I love these ideas and have been wanting to experiment with fondant, this inspires me to try. Thanks.

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      love4randomness1 5 years ago

      cute lens! love cute cakes!

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      tinaanne 5 years ago

      Thanks for the Fondant recipe. Can't wait to try it out

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      CrazyCakeLady 5 years ago

      Very beautiful cakes!!

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      Inkhand 5 years ago

      Great lens, too bad I am diabetic, I suppose I can only make it but not eat it.Is there Diabetic safe fondant?

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @Inkhand: Unfortunately, I don't think so since most of the structure of fondant is sugar. Sorry!

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @Inkhand: Unfortunately, I don't think so since most of the structure of fondant is sugar. Sorry!

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      sarahrk lm 5 years ago

      These fondant cakes are so gorgeous. I love to bake, but have not yet tried fondant. It looks so difficult, is it?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      This is something I have always wanted to try, but never found such easy directions before! GREAT lens!

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      PushPopContainers 5 years ago

      What a fantastic article on Fondant. There is also a video on youtube on how to make fondant from scratch. It's called "exactly how to make fondant from scratch". Anyhow, fantastic lens... Two thumbs up

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      MaartjeJepsen 5 years ago

      It looks so cool! I think I could not even eat such a beautiful thing...

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      Very fun stuff. I may even try it sometime.

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      CaseyHutson 5 years ago

      What beautiful cakes and very helpful tips!

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      AskPat 5 years ago

      Beautiful cakes! I've always wanted to try this! Thanks for sharing!

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      healthylivingideas 5 years ago

      I've never tried this but the cakes look so beautiful I will have to give it a go.

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      jeremykim2011 5 years ago

      Very very beautiful! Great lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      as an adult, I wouldn't mind at all getting one of these for my birthday!

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      greenmind 5 years ago

      Nice lens. I teach middle school and last year a student learned cake decorating for a project. She became a Leonardo of fondant. Too bad it doesn't taste better.

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      Elyn MacInnis 5 years ago from Shanghai, China

      I don't know what it is about fondant that I love so much. I think maybe there is something about the texture of the fondant that came on petit fours when I was a kid. I think what people use now is a little different. It made me think about what it would be like to cover a chair in fondant! This stuff really is fun, and I am going to try a homemade one. Thanks for so many recipes! There are so many fun and creative ideas here.

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      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 5 years ago from Jersey Shore

      Would love to give this a try! Fun lens-thanks!

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      Jeff Johnston 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Nice Lens, I've been curious about working with fondant for a while... might just give it a shot now.

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      Matthew 5 years ago from Silicon Valley

      Great Lens. I took a couple of classes at Michaels which were low cost and fantastic. Might be a great way for beginners to start to play.

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      casquid 5 years ago

      What a Great lens,you even showed us how to make our own. I had no idea it could be so simple. The detail blows me away!

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      MayanC 5 years ago

      Yum. I just feel like having cake now. Great lens

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      Scraps2treasures 5 years ago

      Wow. I loved looking at all the cake images you included. Wish I was that talented! The past couple of birthday cakes I have made for my kids, I used marshmallow fondant. Everyone loved the taste of it. Messy to make though :)

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      StaCslns 5 years ago

      Wanted to say thank you! Great lens! Loved all the pictures!

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      I love the monkey cake in this lens! This is not just about making a cake - it's also about art and architecture! I love every design in this lens.

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      Susan300 5 years ago

      The artistry in these pictures in AMAZING!! I can buy fondant, but believed I could never create like this. I've always wanted to try though. Awesome lens. I'm really glad I stopped by. I feel so inspired now! :)

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      AlphaChic 5 years ago

      Beautiful cakes. I'm hungry now...for some reason :)

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      phpdeveloperindia 5 years ago

      What A Beautiful lens

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      Cheryl D Thomas 5 years ago

      love this lens and the fondant recipes you included. I will be going back to this lens for some great ideas. Great work!!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Hi! I'm on a Quest to find a special Lens done by someone I haven't met before, and I found this delicious Lens of yours. I love the bright and interesting display of cakes you ahave here, they would really inspire one to try and make something special, you have a lot of helpful information and it's always nice to have a video.I think my fave cake is "School's Out" Thank you for sharing this with us, I have really enjoyed my visit!

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      kathysart 5 years ago

      I have wanted to try this for sooo long! I am a sculptor so it makes sense that I would I guess. A really long time ago I saw this cookbook on it and thought then.. get that book! But I didn't but never forgot it. I would just like to make cakes for fun.. not like with my art where there is the pressure to sell and all that stuff. As much as I love art at times the promotion of it kills the creative energy that I work so hard to maintain. OK... maybe I will make a cute little cake to start for my husband for Valentine's Day! Yay! Angel blessed lens.

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      ptnjust007 5 years ago

      so beautiful! so delicious

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      wheresthekarma 5 years ago

      THe monkey cake was so cute, I love them all! Fun lens to read!

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      richangel101 5 years ago

      Wow, I like to bake and create a very nice fondat cake.Great blog . You might also want to check mineThanks

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      VillaDejaBlue 5 years ago

      Nice lens.

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      Sam 5 years ago from Australia

      Some of these cakes are amazing!

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      SandrasNoteBook 5 years ago

      I just happened to stumble on your lens and the cakes are absolutely amazing!

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      this is really cool. one of my friends is baking cakes for parties. i fb-liked this lens so she should be seeing it. blessings for this wonderful work-of-art.

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      ourmarket 5 years ago

      Great lens. love the beautiful cakes

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      mycakedecorating 5 years ago

      Love the monkey cake, I always wondered how fondants were made...

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      KatherineWakefield 5 years ago

      i love cake making with this icing! its great fun and the the results are outstanding!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      very creative designs..well done!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Love it!

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      jordanmilesbask 5 years ago

      great stuff..love it.

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      Fun and beautiful lens. Thanks for sharing!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      great lens

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      sousababy 5 years ago

      I'm artistically-challenged and not too great with crafts - but I sooo admire those who are. These are great.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've never really liked the taste of fondant which is why I have to thank you for including the peanut butter recipe. I may just have to try decorating my famous peanut butter cake with this stuff when I make it again.

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      jordanmilesbask 5 years ago

      I love the shoe cake...So beautiful!

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      gatornic15 5 years ago

      I've always wanted to try to make a cake with fondant, but I am a perfectionist and afraid if it doesn't look right it will drive me crazy.

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      GypsyPirate LM 5 years ago

      You have definitely inspired me to try fondant!! (Play-doh for grown ups - love that!!)

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      Annamadagan 5 years ago

      Fondant makes the cake look so perfect! I have never tried this, but I really, really want to now! Thanks for sharing some tips, ideas, and pretty pictures! Blessed!

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      beaworkathomemom 5 years ago

      Beautiful cakes! I specially liked the Monkey Love Wedding cake.

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      evaemilie 5 years ago

      Great lens and amazing cakes! For my sons last birthday I was looking for fondant as I had planned to make a Cars cake - but I gave up finding the ready-to-use and never found a recipe. Now I will give it a try with one of your recipes.Have you a preferred brand of the ready-to-use? How do you find the ready-to-use vs homemade?

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      elsiesflat 5 years ago

      I just wanted to say thanks for the lens. Very informative.

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      tyrosine 5 years ago

      they are all so adorable and nice!!! sweeeeet!

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @evaemilie: I think they are both good. The only read-to-use fondant I have tried is Satin Ice. I thought it had a nice flavor.

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      aquarian_insight 5 years ago

      Oh my, what amazing works of art, all in fondant? I don't know if I'd be brave enough to try, but they look (and taste) wonderful. Thank you!

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      Clairissa 5 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      They are all beautiful. I want to try this someday.

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      dwnovacek 5 years ago

      Incredible! The lens is both beautiful and informative - it gives me hope that I can someday decorate a cake in this fashion myself someday. Angel Blessed!

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      momsfunny 5 years ago

      Beautiful cakes! I really liked the one with a shoe :)

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      jammarti 5 years ago

      wow! those cakes are enticing.

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      WebsitesUnderTheHammer 5 years ago

      You have some really amazing cakes here, thank for putting up pictures for us all to see

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Aaaaaah WOW thank you been looking for how to make fondant for a while, My five yr old really. really, really wants one of those cakes with the barbies in, Uber expense so having ago at making one myself. And I want to make my own wedding cake.

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      HaroutA 5 years ago

      WOW, i want to eat every cake pictured in this lens.

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      PuttinUpWithSuzy 5 years ago

      Gorgeous cakes! Great lens too.

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      dahlia369 5 years ago

      These cakes look breathtakingly beautiful - but not something I'd want to eat... lol

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      AnnaleeBlysse 5 years ago

      Gorgeous cakes. I think it would be so much fun to decorate cakes for a living.

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      WayBackThere 5 years ago

      Wow these cakes look amazing, thanks for sharing

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      Bestbuyguide 5 years ago

      I never get bored of looking at amazing cakes such as these. My craft skill for sugar art is minimal, all I have done people have been pleased with though. Shame it is so expensive to buy more than a couple of colours. Is there a special food colouring you need to use to get the strong vibrant colours?

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @Bestbuyguide: I feel that icing paste works better than food coloring. Two good brands are Americolor and Wilton.

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      Ajeet 5 years ago

      Nice to see this lens featured on the homepage :) Congrats

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      Kay 5 years ago

      these cakes are amazing! I just started a cake decorating class and am excited to do more with fondant!

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      seosri417 5 years ago

      Very amazing one...i like the cake decorating

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Wow! If i could make cakes like these, i would be selling them for sure! Amazing!

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      cynthiannleighton 5 years ago

      Wow! Glad I stumbled here. Thanks!!

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      tangy 5 years ago

      I LOVE this lens! :D these cakes are just like the fairy tales stuff.. its amazing! I want one for my birthday! :P

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      Mistl 5 years ago

      Wow what amazing and creative cakes you have showcased here. Absolutely fantastic stuff! :)

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      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      What a fun lens! I wish I had time to try playing around with fondant, looks like so much fun! I love creative ideas you have here. SquidAngel Blessed!

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      RachelDillin 5 years ago

      I love fondant! Marshmallow is my favorite because it tasts so great!

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      Katie Harp 5 years ago

      blessed by a squid angel :) <3

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      blazingzone lm 5 years ago

      Looks fun, thanks for sharing.

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      mrrandle8 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing you recipes with me. I love Fondant cakes and I've been looking for a recipe for a while. You did that for me, Thank you!!!

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      savateuse 5 years ago

      Inspiring!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I especially like the 50th birthday cake with the shoe decoration. This lens is definitely inspiring might try this out in the near future! Greak lens and very informative!

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      BestPriceToys LM 5 years ago

      Love the pictures, they look fantastic, great job on this lens.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      its really amazing..

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      this is wonderful lens.

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      linkreggie 5 years ago

      great lens. I've design cake but I didn't try to put a Fondant on it.. thanks for valuable post, it could help me a lot.

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      cyrusholiday7 5 years ago

      lovely pics...........

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      peggygallyot 5 years ago

      Love to eat the fondant on the cake

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      getupandgrow 5 years ago

      Thanks so much for this lens. I had been wondering for *years* how everyone else got their cakes so smooth and nicely decorated. Now I know, and am inspired to give it a go!

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      randomthings lm 5 years ago

      WOW, these are truly works of art! I am amazed and impressed.

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      oldmedic 5 years ago

      It is great to see what can be done with fondant. I saw a documentary on TV the other day showing a cake business in LA making a cake 4 feet high with dinosaurs and other pre-historic creatures. It looked so beautiful that I wouldreally feel sorry if somebody asked me to cut this cake and eat some.

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      Angela F 5 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Great lens - I've only done fondant on cupcakes but I'm sure I'll be working on bigger projects soon.

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      missyjanette 5 years ago

      nice :)

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      Ribolov LM 5 years ago

      Nice lens, with a lot of good infomration. Thnx for sharing!

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      CarreiraS 5 years ago

      Awesome Lens, my mother loved it, so here is her like :D

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      kAAtya 5 years ago

      Nice lens!

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      Onlinemum3 5 years ago

      Great lens! It think the cakes look great. :)

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      sammyaddams lm 5 years ago

      Fab lens, really loved the lightning mcqueen cake, my two sons would both love a cake like that for there birthday.

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      TeakShowerBenches 5 years ago

      nice lens :)

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      EvilBread 5 years ago

      *High Five* Awesome lens and informative. I am getting into this and you lens has helped me.

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      fish-oil-expert 5 years ago

      Great looking cake pics! Yum. :)

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      Celticep 5 years ago

      Great lens! Lots of useful tips for anyone starting out with this fun hobby! Thanks for sharing :)

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      whats4dinner 5 years ago

      Great lens. Very informative especially for those interested in some fondant fun. Fondant decorations make cakes too pretty to eat.

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      Kim 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      I haven't made a cake with fondant but I have had one from Riviera bakery in Ardsley, NY with it on it. Its not as sweet as other frosting, but you can tell its ot regular 'icing' as when I forked in to pull off a bite, I almost pulled all of it off my slice lolI've added this lens to my favorite lenses lens in foods

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      Gorgeous lens with lots of great tips!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      What do you use for the white writing on the blackboard? My sister want people to write on her birthday cake but white on black looks great.

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      faber80 5 years ago

      Wonderful way to approach the décor 'theme', great lens.

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      Janet2221 5 years ago

      @anonymous: I didn't personally make that school cake, however, it appears they used white icing of some sort to write on the blackboard. You can click the link to visit the cake decorator's flickr page and ask your quesiton there. Hope this helps!

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      createpink 5 years ago

      Looking at your cakes is so inspiring! Thanks for posting so much info!

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      intermarks 5 years ago

      I have just made a fondant cake last weekend, it turn out great. But I just do not like it too sweet.

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      MoniqueDesigns 5 years ago

      This lens makes me want to try cake decorating.

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      mistyblue75605 lm 5 years ago

      I have always been fond of fondant...I was a bakery manager and made cakes and the wedding cakes for orders and always did butter cream and whipped icing. I have always wanted to give this a try because there are some amazing ideas out there!

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      mistyblue75605 lm 5 years ago

      :)P nice lens(liked)

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      smicks 5 years ago

      YUMMY YUMM LENS PERFECT LENS

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      looniestlove lm 5 years ago

      yes, this is a very great lens, very yummy and the first thing I said when I read this, is WOW, these are such great ideas and the pictures wow, I love your lens, great lens by the way!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I bet this i what they use on shows like Cake Boss!

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      SunnyDaze LM 4 years ago

      The pictures are wonderful. You have a great selection here. Nice job. Blessed by a Squid Angel.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      wow! can't wait to become a great baker like you.nice post

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      nicole-young 4 years ago

      Fondant looks like fun. I love watching those shows about cake making. I might have to try it out sometime. Thanks for sharing : )

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      beverlyspen 4 years ago

      This is great! Will definitely be a reference for me in future cake decorating projects.

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      Lenskeeper 4 years ago

      (Blessed by Squid Angel). I have never used fondant on a cake, but it does look like play dough all over again! You've inspired me to bake a cake and play! :)

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      Canvas-Art-Shop 4 years ago

      Love the Barbie cake, it's great!

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      Edwinrocks 4 years ago

      love the cake yummy...

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      mysweetjane lm 4 years ago

      these cakes are drool worthy! The only tip I have for using fondant is that make sure your room is cool otherwise it gets too hot and sticky to work with (especially if you live in Australia lol)

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      beffybooilu lm 4 years ago

      Love the idea of scrolling down and gaining more interest in a lens than scrolling down and losing interest! Bravo! Will be reading more lenses from you in the future!

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      Kristen 4 years ago from Boston

      Thank you for a great lens. I've only had the store bought fondant and I always thought it tasted gross. But your fondant recipes sound yummy and the cakes are absolutely beautiful. I think I may just give it a try when I have a spare moment ;)

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      Aster56 4 years ago

      Great lens. Liked the flower cupcakes and wedding cake.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      What a great page! Loved the video by Buddy Valastro.

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      Beverly Rodriguez 4 years ago from Albany New York

      Interesting, informative and pretty lens!

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      CristianStan 4 years ago

      I just love fondant. It makes cakes and desserts look so amazing! You could just look at fondant for hours and be in heaven!

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      PROmotionsLLC 4 years ago

      Great Lens! Looks like a lot of fun!

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      HomeDecorKnight 4 years ago

      I always figured fondant would be too hard, but I might have to give it a shot after reading this! Great lens! :)

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      DesignSpace 4 years ago

      I'd always wondered how people made cakes like these...great lens!

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      NewUsedCarsSacramento 4 years ago

      interesting lens!

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      PhilipFowles 4 years ago

      Very cool... I might have to give this a shot for the cake for my son's birthday that's coming up :)

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      theallin1writer 4 years ago

      This has to be one of the most beautiful lenses I have seen so far! Colour me impressed!

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      dellgirl 4 years ago

      Congratulations on getting Purple Star for this lens **Awesome**

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      ToneyWernsman 4 years ago

      Your lens sure does make this look easy!

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      mouse1996 lm 4 years ago

      The Cake Boss introduced me to the art of fondant. LOL! I'd love to try it one day.

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      ManualMustafaa 4 years ago

      The only problem with fondant cakes is they're too pretty to eat!

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      MrsMcCraw 4 years ago

      Awesome, love it, i wanna try it sometimes.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      thanks for sharing

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      VspaBotanicals 4 years ago

      Wow!!!!! Excellent, excellent lenq.

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      GeekGirl1 4 years ago

      love them! i love watching cake boss (buddy valastro) and how he molds the fondant in creating wonderful cakes! i really wanna try to make some at home and this lens convinced me that it is achievable :D

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Love the fondant topsy turvy cake, it's great!

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      CoriDesarae 4 years ago

      So Excited to try these! I've only tried the marshmallow one and it didn't turn out so hot.

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      MomsFunToys 4 years ago

      What a great lens! I've always wanted to try to work with fondant because they make the most amazing looking cakes - but I've been too chicken because I've heard it's really hard to work with. After reading this I think I'm ready to give it a go!

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      bossypants 4 years ago from America's Dairyland

      Fondant decorated cakes are such works of art! I'm afraid if I ever mastered the craft, I'd smack anyone who tried to cut into it! :) Wonderful lens! Great examples and resources.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have great luck with getting tiered cakes done, but horrible luck with it staying intact later...how do you get the cake itself to be firm enough to hold the fondant? and if that's not the problem...any tips?

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      OneHappyFeet 4 years ago

      It looks fun

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I love that Monkey Wedding Cake!

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      imagelist lm 4 years ago

      Great lens with valuable info...

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      purpleclouds 4 years ago

      Great lens and ideas!

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      aydensmom 4 years ago

      Thanks for this. I love cakes with fondant, just wish it was as easy as it looks.

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      The-Quirky-Banana 4 years ago

      Cakes and confectionery are so pretty! Too pretty to eat! :)

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      Susan Caplan McCarthy 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      So many beautiful examples.

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      Ajenje 4 years ago

      I love fondant, just have not had time to try decorating with it.

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      DebW07 4 years ago

      Working with fondant takes time and effort but the results are worth it. Great lens!

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      MissKeenReviewer 4 years ago

      I love to appreciate the beauty of a fondant cake but I don't like the taste of it..I rather have an icing on my cake. This is a great lens and thanks for sharing.

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      daisychainsaw lm 4 years ago

      Lovely lens! Yummy!

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      rattie lm 4 years ago

      Isn't it so addicitive! I used to think it was such a difficult thing to do, but after a few classes I realised there were many things I could do. I made my own wedding cake.

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      jlshernandez 4 years ago

      I love the shoe cake. Got to try making this. Thanks for such a fun lens.

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      LeslieMirror 4 years ago

      Not only it looks brilliant! it makes the cake so original!

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      LadyDuck 4 years ago

      Great lens, the pictured cakes are beautiful, I have never tried till now, but your lens is inspiring me.

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      NuttSoRuff 4 years ago

      I always love looking at the really cool cakes made with fondant - so cute...some so simple and some so extravagant but all so beautiful!

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      nicey 4 years ago

      Fantastic cakes! It is breath taking.I really really love it.

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      mateycha 4 years ago

      woow it's amaizing

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      yourtablecloth 4 years ago

      Works of art

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      Alessandro Zamboni 4 years ago from Italy

      Wonderful as well as amazin'! I never made a so wonderful decorated cake! They all look special!Three thumbs up for your lens ;)

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      Allison Whitehead 4 years ago

      Wow now I just want to go and make cakes. Never played with fondant before but I used to love Play Doh so it should be a match made in heaven! lol Blessed :)

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      Fridayonmymind LM 4 years ago

      I loved the title of your lens!

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      HuggsX3 LM 4 years ago

      Wow this looks like so much fun! These are awesome! I would love to be able to do this!

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      wiyadase 4 years ago

      so colorful... yummy :))

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      ismeedee 4 years ago

      Fondant is the norm for cake decorating in England and I've always preferred the buttercream of American cakes. But I can see the appeal for adult play, definitely!

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      ohcaroline 4 years ago

      I took cake decorating classes a while back and really enjoyed it. I haven't tried the fondant type of decorating though. Looks like a lot of fun!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      wow, this looking so nice, lovely images

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      DivaChick LM 4 years ago

      Thanks for an awesome lens :-D Can wait to try using fondant again..

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      beautiful... nice color combination.. keep the good work

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      NejaLovely 4 years ago

      I like Buddy, great lens!

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      vinopete 4 years ago

      I love your cakes!Please share more.

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      DvdMovieGirl 4 years ago

      Feeling very hungry now! Lovely lens

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      JeffGilbert 4 years ago

      You know, I always wondered how they did that, and how much icing it took and how they get so thick. Now I know it's something called fondant. Thanks for sharing, great lens!!!

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      mrsclaus411 4 years ago

      WOW! Very pretty and wonderful fondant cakes! I want to have Fondant Topsy Turvy Cake please! :) Great lens!

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      alina nicoleta92 4 years ago

      Very nice lens and the cakes are extremely awesome and remarkable.

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      flouronmyface lm 4 years ago

      What beautiful cakes! I have tried working with fondant in the past and it just doesn't work out for me.

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      chi kung 4 years ago

      the princess one is my favourite :)

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      soaringsis 4 years ago

      Your photos are absolutely outstanding. Great lens. Thanks for sharing.

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      jayavi 4 years ago

      Wow nice lens. so colorful. Like them all structures. Thanks for sharing.

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      pauline60 4 years ago

      The skill of cake decorators never ceases to amaze me, I am completely hopeless at it and just wish I could create something half as beautiful as the cakes on here. Absolutely incredible.

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      Toytasting LM 4 years ago

      Those are some awesome and delicious looking cakes. Especially the topsy turvy cake. Kids will love them

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      mistaben 4 years ago

      Lovely ideas. So colorful! I love the Fondant Topsy Turvy Cake.

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      Corrinna Johnson 4 years ago from BC, Canada

      Beautiful article! I have never decorated a cake with fondant before, but I do use it to create embellishments for fancy homemade chocolates.

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      dudokdudok 4 years ago

      Absolutelly gorgeous lense. It must have tkaen you a long time to put together.

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      LUMOSE 4 years ago

      A great lens. Where do you find so many fondant recipes?

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      Cynthia Haltom 4 years ago from Diamondhead

      It sure looks like an easy way to decorate a cake. The cakes look very nice almost too nice to eat.

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      ConvenientCalendar 4 years ago

      Every well decorated cakes!

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      amandascloset0 3 years ago

      I can use fondant, although I prefer not to. It's difficult to work with, time consuming and unfortunately for me If it tastes good it doesn't work well, if it works well it doesn't taste good. Good lens and nice tips. Thanks for posting.

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      Nutrisimohealth 3 years ago

      These loom soo beautiful! I've never tried fondant but would love too.

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      allishab 3 years ago

      Looks like a lot of fun!

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      clevergirlname 3 years ago

      You had me at play-doh but now I've got you bookmarked! Loving this fondant idea!

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      nicolekato 3 years ago

      Oh if only I had the time to experiment with amazing cake designs. Great lens!

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      cwilson360 3 years ago

      I love working with Fondant! Thanks for posting your recipes, the one I use is great but takes ages so I've been searching for a new one!

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      fcinternetmarketing 3 years ago

      Great lens. I will try at home.

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      Meganhere 3 years ago

      Fun lens with nice photos!

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      ireneporter 3 years ago

      Fondant is such a great hobby. The possibilities are endless and I could play with that for hours. And it's tasty too...

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      SBRTechnologies1 3 years ago

      Your title is perfect...

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      socialcx1 3 years ago

      From the likes you get this is obviously a very popular hobby. I don't bake but was still fascinated by your lens. Thanks

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      vicky71 3 years ago

      This is one of the most informative lenses i came across on cakes. Thanks a ton. My wife is gonna love it.

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      Shinichi Mine 3 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      I loved reading this! I've been wondering about fondant for the longest time.

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      sbconcepts 3 years ago

      Love this lens! Such fun with Fondant and great details about every step, easy to follow, colorful and so interesting!

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      Heidi Vincent 3 years ago from GRENADA

      This was a delightful lens, Janet21! I wanted a piece of every cake.

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      JaspinderKaur 3 years ago

      Great great great lens! i like soooooo much.beautiful pics.i never explain how much i like this.

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      MasterbuildRoof 3 years ago

      Great lens and beautiful photos too.

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      ireneporter 3 years ago

      My friend's bachelorette party is coming up soon and I really want to make something beautiful using fondant.

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      KyraB 3 years ago

      Thanks for the outstanding lens, I have visited it a few times over the last few years and have always found something helpful on it and now I am interested in trying to make my own and was wondering Which fondant recipe above tastes the best?

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I should try this with some friends it would be fun :D

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      Torrs13 3 years ago

      I like all the different cake designs you showcased in this lens! I have never really made my own cake, but I have watched Cake Boss and I admire the work that is created with cakes. I really enjoyed reading your lens!

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      Klinetka 3 years ago

      I really like cakes decorated with fondant. They look so nice :-)

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      sweetmarvelous 3 years ago

      my mom are very good in decorating cakes.and sharing a work with her is the best memory bonding moments we had.Hope i could make another cake bonding moments with her.Love you Nanay!

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      eiramarie 3 years ago

      Really love designing cakes someday, thank you for this beautiful info

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      yummy I want taste

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      Sure Temp 3 years ago

      yum! now i want cake :)

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      Bonfire Designs 3 years ago

      Beautiful cake decorating!

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      hjmalms97 3 years ago

      This lens is awesome!! I've never used fondant before but after reading your lens I'm going to start playing around with it! :-)

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      lizzie-robinson 3 years ago

      These look amazing!! Yum!

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      joanzueway 3 years ago

      Thank you for this wonderful lens

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      VioletteRose LM 3 years ago

      Wow what a pretty lens, the cakes look so beautiful with fondant and lens is so informative. Thank you!

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      Alyssa DeBoer 3 years ago

      this looks like so much fun! i wish i could do it.

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      Donna Cook 3 years ago

      First saw it on Ace of Cakes, on the long list of things I want to try! Great lens!

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      seleen fouad 3 years ago

      I love the dress cakes

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      katiesnow 3 years ago

      Great lens..I love to play (yes I said it, play!) with fondant!

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      Iluv2bme 3 years ago

      What fun! I love these ideas. Thank you for sharing.

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      PaigSr 3 years ago from State of Confussion

      Sorry no tips. Just hand me a fork and a plate. Then pass the cake.

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      Nurse32 3 years ago

      omg so cool! love this idea! :3

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      kpheebs 3 years ago

      I love making cakes with sugar paste.

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      kittyhappykitty 2 years ago

      This article was terrific fun! I love all of the colors. Thank you! You make me happy!

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      Scindhia 2 years ago from Chennai

      This sounds like so much fun. I would love to try it. Great lens!

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      anonymous 2 years ago

      Great lens, thanks a lot for sharing :)

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