Fondant Veil Zoom

Fondant Veil

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.
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Step 1
Step 1

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.

Step 2
Step 2

Remove dowel rods. Gather and pinch top ends of veil together to shape. Position over teardrop shape on cake.

Step 3
Step 3

Position over teardrop shape on cake.

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Fondant Veil is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks like we could use a Video on the Wilton Blog on making the veil AND placing it on a cake.
Date published: 2011-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The use of dowel rods makes this a really nice technique! So elegant!
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've done several 'drapes' on wedding cakes and had problems with getting that rounded effect. I wish I had seen this tutorial. It didn't occur to me to use dowels to give the drapes their shape. I will definitely try this next time.
Date published: 2010-12-06
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