Do you need a special rolling pin for fondant?
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Likewise, people ask, do you need a fondant roller?
The smaller roller is really only good for rolling out small pieces of fondant or gum paste for decorations & flowers. In order to roll out a piece of fondant to cover even a 6x4 cake, you need the larger roller because you are rolling a piece of fondant that is 14 inches across.
Secondly, how Big Should I roll out my fondant? Roll the fondant until it is the size you need. For a round 9-inch cake that's 3 inches high, you'll need your circle to be at least 15 inches around (two 3-inch sides plus 9 inches across), but you should aim for an inch or two of flexibility on each side.
Likewise, how do you keep fondant from sticking to the counter?
To prevent your fondant from sticking to your counter, lightly dust your work surface and fondant roller with confectioners' sugar or cornstarch. You can also use solid vegetable shortening to prevent sticking if you live in a very dry climate or if your fondant is already a little dry.
How do you roll fondant evenly?
Before you roll fondant, sprinkle a flat surface with icing sugar to prevent it from sticking. Then, knead the fondant for between 5-8 minutes, or until it's smooth. Next, roll the fondant into a thick, even disk with a rolling pin, taking care to apply steady pressure so the fondant rolls evenly.