Rolled Fondant (PME)

With rolled fondant, there’s no limit to the incredible decorations you can make for your cakes. This easy-to-use cake covering creates wonderful opportunities for a wide range of celebration, novelty, and wedding cakes. You’ll learn how to handle, cut, and tint fondant; use it to cover a cake and board; and add effects such as ribbon garlands, rope borders, punched strips, inlays, and appliqués. You’ll also create simple and more complex cake toppers and figures. The various methods of stacking and supporting multi-tiered cakes will also be demonstrated and discussed. Professional business approach topics will also be discussed, including colour balance and presentation; cake portions and fondant quantities; pricing guidelines; accepting cake orders, deposits, and payments; and advertising and promotion.

Course topics include:

  • Basic techniques
  • Coating, crimping, and embossing
  • Fabric effects, textured drapes, and frills
  • Ribbons, bows, and sugar embroidery
  • Modelling fun figures
  • Textures, inlay, and appliqué
  • Stacked cake design and handling
  • Designing celebration cakes and colour balance
  • Duration: 5 classes, 5 hours/class
  • Registration: $340.00
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Gum Paste and Fondant or fondant decorating skills
  • Materials List (these items are required for the first class; you will be advised in-class of the materials needed for subsequent classes)