MENTORS IN FONDANT
Found 2 Mentors.
Why I want to be mentor: I prefer to decorate with fondant as opposed to buttercream. The finished cake looks more professional.
Lesson Learned: It\'s so much easier to buy premade fondant than make your own!
Tip: Add paste food coloring; knead while wearing plastic gloves.
Why I want to be mentor: I'm a former professional caterer and professional baker, including tons of wedding/celebratory cakes under my belt...and yes, I did make my own wedding cake! Fondant used to intimidate the heck out of me...but a few tips and hints can make it so much fun you'll never make a cake without it again!
Lesson Learned: Fondant is like play doh...when you stop having fun, it\'s time to move on. Good thing that fondant is a blast...
Tip: Perfect fondant comes from a really good crumb coat underneath...it's worth the extra time and care!