Asked by: Evangeline Benzo
asked in category: General Last Updated: 21st February, 2020

Can you put fondant on a box cake?

Although there is no special cake mix created specifically for fondant covering, most cake mixes can be adapted to work with fondant. Firm cakes work best to support a heavy fondant and are easier to slice.

Click to see full answer.

Moreover, can you use fondant on any type of cake?

Using Fondant Fondant is a playdough-like sugar paste that can be rolled out and draped over a simple or sculpted cake. It is usually kneaded until very silky and pliable and can be used to create a smooth seamless finish on cakes in any color.

Also, how far in advance can you make a fondant covered cake? Fondant: Fondant can be made 1 day before, up to 5 weeks before cake is due. To store fondant, wrap well in plastic wrap, and place inside an airtight container. Keep at room temperature, away from sunlight.

Also to know, how do you cover a cake with fondant for beginners?


  1. Gently lift one edge of the fondant and place one clean hand and forearm under the fondant.
  2. Lift and center the fondant over the cake and gently lower it down.
  3. Gently slide a fondant smoother all over the top of the cake to remove any air bubbles that might be under it.

How long does fondant last on a cake?

If you want to store the cake for more than a few days, freeze it for up to 1 year. Put the entire cake in the fridge for 30 minutes so the fondant firms up. Remove it from the fridge and cover it tightly with plastic wrap.

30 Related Question Answers Found

Will fondant decorations melt on buttercream?

Can I put fondant on a cold cake?

What icing goes under fondant?

How early can I decorate a cake?

Can I make a cake 3 days in advance?

Do you have to put icing on a cake before fondant?

How do you make a fondant toilet paper cake?

How do you smooth out fondant without a smoother?

What's better fondant or buttercream?

How do you get fondant to stick to buttercream?

How do you roll fondant evenly?