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Best way to stabilize wedding cake tiers

I am baking a 3 tier wedding cake for August. It will consist of 2 white layers and 1 chocolate layer in the middle. I am covering these layers with white fondant. Should I rather stabilize these ...
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Fondant recipe with egg white. Are there health risks?

I use this fondant recipe to make Peppermint creams. The mixture uses one egg white to make 35 candies. The candies are left in the fridge for 24 hours to set. Questions 1) What makes the candies ...
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Ganache by pouring before fondanting a cake

in a few days, I will be trying to create a buttock shaped cake (back and buttocks). I want the fondant to look very smooth and want to ganache the cake to have a smooth effect. I will be using dark ...
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How to prevent fondant from crumbling?

I am making fondant based on this recipe and it keeps on cracking when I try to lift it. Any suggestions on fixing this? Someone told me to add Glycerin. Will this work?
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Can Wilton cake fondant be kept in freezer?

My mom put a package of Wilton cake fondant in the freezer by mistake. Will it still usable once thawed and, would you thaw it now or just before its intended use?
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Edible supports for a fondant palm tree

I am working on a zoo themed cake for a 2 year old. I have made all the animals and added a piece of spaghetti through the body and attached the head on it to keep everything edible on the cake as its ...
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Can fondant be frozen before covering the cake?

I am making a shoe box cake for a birthday and am freaking out a bit about the sharp edges on the cake. So, I was thinking about cutting out fondant to exact sizes for the sides of the shoebox and ...