Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Fudgy brownie cake with fondant icing

I made my first fondant cake on Friday. It was a chocolate brownie cake which turned out pretty much perfect for the first time because the butter was really room temperature (I usually use cold because I have no patience to wait for it to warm up!). I filled and iced it with chocolate ganache.

Then I made rolled fondant for the first time. It wasn't as hard as I imagined it would be, but it was still quite a bit of work. I tinted some yellow and rolled it out to cover the cake. It tore a bit when I lifted it up. I also got some ganache on my fingers and dirtied the fondant with the brown colour. I had to wipe it off with a damp cloth. I think I'll stick to white frosting the next time I'm using fondant.

I cut out some white daisies and flattened little yellow balls for the centres. Then I made a border of yellow balls. It turned out okay in the end, but I think I'm going to need much more practice to get the covering bit perfected.


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