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Seeking Fondant Advice

kjhart | Aug 3, 2003 02:04 PM

I'm making a wedding cake for an October wedding and have been going through a few trial runs. Yesterday I think I perfected the cake recipe, and for the first time covered the cake in fondant that I purchased at a cake decorating store (Wilton brand, I think).

The fondant looks lovely, but tastes dreadful. It's so bad that if I were to use it, I would feel the need to circulate around as the wedding guests are eating the cake telling them to peel off the fondant.

Which brings me to my question. Will it be worth my while (I don't have a great deal of time on my hands) to make my own fondant? Or, can anyone recommend a brand available by mail order that tastes decent. I understand that, by nature, fondant is not the most delicious thing in the world, I'm just hoping for something that won't detract from the cake it's covering.

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