What is a fondant rolling pin?

Asked By: Azucena Karkada | Last Updated: 5th January, 2020
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Roll out fondant evenly, at the perfect thickness for easy cutting and shaping, with this non-stick roller. This rolling pin is easy to handle—just the right size for preparing small amounts of fondant to place on your cake.

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Considering this, what is the best rolling pin for fondant?

5 Best Fondant Rolling Pins of 2019

  1. Fondant Rolling Pin and Baking Mat. Check current price on Amazon.
  2. Wilton Large Fondant Roller with Guide Rings. Check current price on Amazon.
  3. HelferX Professional Stainless Steel Rolling Pin.
  4. Cake Decorating Embossed Rolling Pins.
  5. Mini Acrylic Rolling Pin Fondant Roller.

Secondly, 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.

Additionally, can I use a regular rolling pin for fondant?

Many people recommend a silicone rolling pin for rolling fondant to prevent the fondant from sticking to the pin, but I use a wooden rolling pin and it works just fine, I usually don't even need to dust the rolling pin. Roll the fondant ¼ inch thick for covering cakes as it will be easiest to handle.

How do you smooth out fondant without a smoother?

Use leftover fondant dough shaped into a ball, dip your hands in cornstarch or use a piece of thick foam to smooth out the fondant on the cake. Roll out prepared fondant 1/4-inch thick. Use cornstarch to dust the work surface while rolling the dough to prevent fondant from sticking.

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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.

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.

Can you use powdered sugar to roll out fondant?

When rolling out fondant do so on a silicone mat. Lightly grease the mat and roll the fondant to 1/8” 3 cm. it is not recommended to use cornstarch/cornflower or powdered sugar/icing sugar. This makes the fondant too dry causing rips and tears or an elephant skin appearance.

Can you put a cake with fondant in the refrigerator?

To store a whole fondant cake, cover the cake with plastic wrap and keep it at room temperature for up to 3 days. If your kitchen is hot or your cake has fillings that need to be refrigerated, wrap the cake in plastic and put it in a corrugated cardboard box.

Why is my fondant not sticking to my cake?


try misting your cake with a bit of water, or you can use some preserves watered down and paint it on the cake, sounds like your frosting is to crusted.. Sounds like you're waiting too long to put your fondant on. Make sure your fondant is thick enough also, if it's tearing it's too thin.

Do embossed rolling pins work?

To use an embossed rolling pin at home, just roll out your favorite cutout cookie dough as you would normally with your go-to smooth rolling pin. Because the designs on these rolling pins are so intricate and gorgeous, simple shapes like circles and squares work well.

What are rolling pin rings?

Rings slide on to your pin to keep it evenly spaced above the rolling surface. Great for pie crust, puff pastry, biscuits and cookie dough. Fits rolling pins up to 4" in diameter.

Can you use a fondant roller for cookies?

Roll your fondant to just the right thickness with this 20-inch non-stick fondant roller. It smooths the fondant as you roll, making it the perfect fondant tool for covering your cake. Can also be used like a regular rolling pin with cookie or pie crust dough.