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Covering a Pillow Cake with Rolled Fondant

How do you cover a cake with fondant that's perfectly smooth, without wrinkles or air bubbles? The flexibility of fondant is your secret weapon. Just follow our instructions for the right ways to knead, roll out and lift the fondant, and you'll find that covering a cake is easy.


Step 1

Each pan will need to be baked twice, iced and stacked together to achieve the full pillow effect. Assemble cake layers on cut to fit cake boards. Ice cakes smooth.

Fondant amounts to cover cakes

Step 2

Cover top layer with fondant in chosen color. Smooth with Fondant Smoother and trim at seam.

Step 3

Place cake board on top of cake and carefully flip to position covered layer at bottom.

Step 4

Cover top layer with fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoother.