Dress up your cake to match the bride’s gown with the impressive Fondant Veil technique. The lush drape is formed using dowel rods to shape the pleats.
For base underneath each veil, shape a 7 oz. piece of fondant into a 4 1/2 in. long teardrop shape. Position between 8 in. cakes, with wide end at cake base. Measure 8 oz. pieces of fondant. Roll out 1/4 in. thick. Cut an 8 1/2 in. wide x 7 in. long strip for each veil. Position 5 plastic dowel rods over and under strip to form pleats.
Remove dowel rods. Gather and pinch top ends of veil together to shape. Position over teardrop shape on cake.
Position over teardrop shape on cake.