How to make fondant shapes will show you what tools you need to make different fondant icing shapes and where to find these amazing tools. You already have the marshmallow recipe, so you can mix up a batch of fondant when ever you want. Now let's find the basic tools that will help you make some fun shapes to use on your cakes.
Here is the mat. This mat has measurements on it so you can roll out your fondant dough to the exact measurements you need. It has circles and rectangles on it so you can see where you need to roll your dough, whether it's a circle to drape over your cake or a rectangle to make a ribbon size cut. This is a great tool when you are working with fondant.
The rolling pin can help you roll out your dough like icing and the student kit has all kinds of cutters and tools to help you shape your frosting. The student kit includes:
straight scallop cutter
calla lily cutter
rose cutter set
cally lily former
round cut-outs set
flower forming cup
So if you are planning to work with fondant and learn all tricks of the trade so you can design some beautiful cakes, you are going to need some of these tools. Look them over and see which ones are the most important for what you plan on doing.
There are so many different ways to make the shapes and designs you will want to use on your cakes. Check out all the tools and see what you would like to use. It's fun to make a beautiful cake and you can do just that when you learn how to make fondant shapes.
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