Saturday, September 4, 2010

A Better Way to Make Fondant Cut-Outs

I've always found it irritating when I make fondant cut-outs and the piece doesn't cleanly detach from the cutter. Well, somewhere on the internet (can't remember where) I saw that there is a different way to cut out clean peices of fondant. I decided to test it out for myself, and lo and behold it works! Here is the proof:

The typical way to cut out fondant:

See? The flower does not come out clean.

The better way to make fondant cut-outs is to lay your fondant sheet over the cutter, and then roll over it with your rolling pin, making sure to press hard.

You get a much neater, cleaner cut-out with basically no extra effort:

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