As we all know, cakes are mainly divided into butter cake and fondant cake. In general, fondant cake is more suitable to appear in the wedding and anniversaries because it can be stored for longer than butter cakes. Besides, fondant cake is easily made into all kinds of forms which can definitely decorate the cake the full. Fondant cake is a kind of cakes which can contain more complicated handcrafts. As a consequent, fondant cake is more popular among the bakers and gourments.
Different from butter cakes, the shapes of fondant cake are more exquisite and gorgeous in patterns and styles. All you can imagine or can’t imagine could be made to forms with fondant. What’s more, fondant cakes look more special than other ordinary butter cakes. Thus in western countries the fondant cake is prevalent.
However, everything has two sides. Fondant cake also has its weakness for those people who are not fond of over-sweet cakes. Indeed it is too sweet that some people can’t stand. Particularly most of Chinese may not be fit for the fondant cake. For bakers, the plastic butter smoother is an essential in the process of making fondant cakes.
Anyway fondant cakes are still first choice when you feel like to own a kind of cakes to adjust the atmosphere of important memorials or moments. Actually fondant is just a general designation, including sugar paste, gum paste, modeling paste, royal icing. Above all the four kinds of fondant cakes comprise different ingredients. But to our common people we could only judge them from the hardness, extensibility and the fortitude after forming.
As a matter of fact, eating is not the eventual goal for those amateurs who loving baking fondant cakes. They just enjoy the process of baking it. After all, the process of all good-shaped delicate fondant cakes is not easy as you could imagine. Enough patience and carefulness can’t ensure the birth of elaborate fondant cakes. Of course, necessary assistant tools are important, such as bakeware set.