Martha explains how to cover a crumb-coated cake with fondant to prepare a super-smooth surface (in lieu of a second coat of frosting).
When I was first teaching myself to work with fondant, I found one of the hardest parts was actually covering the cake and having it look smooth.
Cover the cake with a thin layer of buttercream using a pallet knife. The buttercream will help the fondant stick to the cake, so make sure to get the top and sides. Learn How to Make Rolled Fondant for easy cake decorating as part of my Bold Baking Basics series. And you can even make your own.
A beautiful and tasty fondant cake always adds additional pleasure to a party. This article teaches us how to make a good looking and yum fondant cake.
How to prep and execute a basic fondant cake. You will need: 1. Cake - Can use box cake from the grocery store, in this Instructable I made 2 8" round cakes 2.