How to Make Fondant Decorations

By Wendy McGowan

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Take your cakes to the next level with this collection of the best and most beautiful fondant decoration techniques!

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Bows:

Fondant bows are a beautiful addition to a cake fit for a baby shower, birthday or even a wedding! In How to Make Fondant Bows, enjoy a lovely step-by-step tutorial for making fondant bows that are sure to impress.

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Pearls:

Once you've tackled bows, move on to fondant pearls. Classy pearls can bring sophistication to any cake. As an increasingly popular technique demanded by brides and soon to be moms, this is one you must add to your repertoire. Learn how simple it is to make this beautiful addition to your cake with the free tutorial How to Make Fondant Pearls.

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Swags and drapes:

Next up, discover how to create lovely fondant swags of any size. This is a classic technique that never goes out of style! With the free tutorial, you will learn how quick and easy this fondant decoration can be.

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Cake stencils:

Ready for another fondant decoration that will really help your cakes shine? Stenciling cakes can be a great way to decorate a fondant cake! In this tutorial you will learn how to stencil on fondant using royal icing.

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Sugar flowers:

Once you have all of your fondant decorations on your cake, you can top your cake with beautiful sugar flowers. Use the free step-by-step tutorial How to Make Sugar Flowers to add a lovely natural touch to any cake.

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Ruffles:

Then add flair by ruffling your fondant with this excellent step-by-step tutorial: How to Ruffle Fondant.

Or join along as Maggie Austin teaches fondant techniques in these free video tips: How to Correct Your Fondant Painting Mistakes and How to Choose and Use Silicone Molds.

Now you're armed with a slew of fondant decorations perfect for bringing any cake vision to life! For even more in-depth cake decorating instruction check out Marina Sousa's Craftsy class Advanced Fondant Techniques. You can also sign up for Craftsy's class, Fondant Ruffles, Pleats and Drapes by Marsha Winbeckler. You will be amazed what you can accomplish with the help of these world-renowned cake artists!

Which fondant decorations will you try next?

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