The art of Marbling Fondant – How to marble fondant
The art of marbling fondant has made a come back into cake decorating. It’s uses to create more artistic and dramatic effects on cakes has become increasingly popular. Here is quick how to marble fondant.
Did you know that you can create the most amazing fondant effect with just marbling a couple of different fondant pieces together? Before we got all excited about the airbrush most peopel made wood grain, Sky or sea using the marbling technique.
Don’t get me wrong! I love airbrushing. I love my painting especially when doing wood. But marbling has it’s own amazing effect. Look at these cakes.
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The effect of marbling
I absolutely love how marbling gives the cake a different look from all sides. You could turn this little cake around see that on all sides it has such a lovely effect.
How do you marble fondant?
Now everybody thinks there is a specific way to do it right or wrong. Honestly, it all depends on the effect you are looking for. You could do ANYTHING and I mean anything to create a different and unique look.
The technique I showing you here is most common used to create such wriggly stripy marbling. The twisting is what give you the curves which work great to make sea effect.
If you want wood grain you would do less twist and fold the fondant logs length ways more than just once or twice. The more you twist, turn and fold the more thinner your pattern will be.
Not sure you can see the board well here but. I’ve done only marbling – Nothing more.
Here’s another marbling fondant effect on this one.
You can created fun cakes with just what you have on hand. It’s all about being creative and using your resources to the best of your abilities.
If I hadn’t used the airbrush – I’d probably use the marbling fondant technique on this one too
So you see marbling fondant is not a technique to be worried about. just have fun and surprise yourself.
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