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Speaking of cake.

Do you like fondant on your cake? I had it for the first time last weekend. And while it makes cake look nice it didn't taste that great to me.

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skinnyslokita

Asked by skinnyslokita at 4:34 PM on Jan. 18, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • I prefer the real butter cream frosting (no whip cream imitation frosting) to fondant, but fondant can look amazing.
    spottedpony

    Answer by spottedpony at 4:37 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • There are different kinds of fondant. Store-bought is horrible stuff - it's not for eating (it is edible but nasty). I've made marshmallow fondant - tastes awesome!
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 4:37 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • Idareyou, it was from a bakery and it's was idk how to explain it. But it wasn't soft and didn't have much flavor. I prefer real butter cream too. Maybe it was just made bad?
    skinnyslokita

    Comment by skinnyslokita (original poster) at 4:39 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • I'm not a big fan of icing, to begin with, but I HATE fondant. It's NASTY.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 4:53 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • Looks great, tastes meh.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 4:57 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • Fondant is great for decorating, but not so great for eating.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 5:32 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • it taste nasty as hell. I rather have whip cream topping
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 6:25 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • No it looks good but I do not like the taste..
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 8:28 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • Fondant is more for looks than for eating, obvoiously. I have made the marshmallow fondant and while it has a better flavor it is still cloyingly sweet and chewy...not palatable for cake by most people's standards. People pay alot for it, decorators spend alot of time working with it and IMO it is all for nothing. I like cakes that look edible...very delicously edible. Buttercream is superior IMO.
    NikkiMomof2grls

    Answer by NikkiMomof2grls at 3:04 PM on Jan. 26, 2013

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