How do you make fondant from scratch?
How to make marshmallow fondant : Microwave marshmallows and water. Mix in powdered sugar. Knead: Grease your hands and your counter-top generously with shortening. Add color (if desired) and roll it out: Roll it out thinly (about 1/8 inch thick) for covering cakes or creating decorations.
How many does an 8 inch cake serve?
8 inch cakes can be sensibly served to 14 people cutting each slice at about 2 1⁄4 inches across the back. 2 1⁄4 inches is about the length of the spoon part of a tablespoon. 8 inch cakes can also be cut event style. Cutting an 8 inch cake event style can serve up to 24 people.
Is it cheaper to make your own fondant?
Why homemade rolled fondant is better. It’s true, most people don’t like the taste of fondant . For my cake business, I made my own fondant since it’s easy enough to make and is much cheaper than buying it. Even better, although it is sweet (it’s mostly sugar, after all) it doesn’t have a weird taste or smell.
Which brand of fondant is best?
The fondants selected for the test were: Duff Goldman – White Buttercream. Elite ( Fondx ) – Silk White. Fondarific – Buttercream Antique White. Pettinice – White Fondant, Ready-To-Roll. Satin Ice – White/Buttercream. Wilton – White (tested version no longer available)