One of Wiltons lately new invensions that I really love, are their fantastic Fondant Imprint Mats. Flexible 20×20″ (50x50cm) mats that makes gorgeous imprints on your rolled fondant in four designs: Graceful Vines, Floral Fantasy, Happy Birthday and Star Power.
They are so easy to use:
1. Roll out the fondant on a lightly cornstarch dusted surface about 1/8″ thick (3mm). Try not to dust the top of the fondant, as the mat release itself quite easy without tearing.
2. Place your fondant imprint mat on top.
3. Take a large rolling pin and start with a firm preassure to roll the pin over the mat and fondant.
4. If you want to cover a cake, transfer both mat and fondant and carefully peel off the mat. Remember to gently smooth the fondant on the cake with your hands, so that you dont ruin the imprint.
5. If you want to decorate cookies or cupcakes? Peel off the mat carefully and now cut out the desired shapes with your cutters.
6. You can of course also make bows and ribbons using the fondant imprints mats.
If you like, you can paint the imprints with food colors or lustre dust to make more effects on your cakes, cookies and cupcakes.
Has anyone tried using this on PhotoFrost sheets/
I have not tried it. But I don’t think that you can because the fondant need to be rather soft to do the imprint.
really amazing! and easy to use.
I LIKE IT THIS SO MUCH, BECAUSE ITS SO EASY TO USE….
Muito lindo o trabalho. Como posso comprar?? Sou brasileira e grande apreciadora do trabalho desse jornal. Parabéns!!
allen: you can get it from cake supply shops that stock Wilton.
where i can buy fondant imprint mat?
Jo-Ann: Im pretty sure that you can get them from cake decorating supply shops that sells Wilton.
These are wonderful and just what I am looking for! Please let me know costs and also where you are based? I live in South Africa, but may be able to get a friend to buy these for me. Please let me know.
LOVE the happy birthday mat! So cute!!
Mini Baker 🙂
i have one… its really amazing, beautiful and so easy to use…
I feel like making one myself…if I can work out how.
But if I could find one with a rose pattern…I couldn’t resist!
Hey, then you could paint into the embossed patterns!
Roses R Red: I think so but then I would dust a little powdered sugar on top just to be sure that it will release.
My Diwa: Well on Wiltons site they show cakes fully covered. But I dont think that you can smooth a cake the same way you can normally. It had to be done very carefully.
Grace: No I dont think so. You can get a butterfly embosser from Patchwork Cutters.
This are so cool!!
These are wonderful, can’t wait to get into cake making!!
Love these items. Seems like they would have so many uses with rolled fondant.
Louise, thanks for these tips, I can´t see the moment to practice it, greetings from Venezuela
Se ven fantásticos y fácil de usar , me encantó y quisiera tenerlos
these are so cool can you get them with butterflies on because i saw a cake with them on it, somewhere on cake journal before and wanted to know more about them?!!!
I have the one with the vines! I had no idea they had a star and happy birthday one! They look lovely on cookies ! 😀
Hermoso!!!…..es una pena que aca en Argentina no se vendan!!
Louise, this are pretty cool. I’ve seen them in the store, but have always wondered what the fondant looks like after being imprinted. Also, what is the beat thickness to roll out fondant to cover a cake? I’ve seen 1/4 ” and 1/8″. Thank you for your blog. You are very talented.
Louise, if you use these to cover a cake, wont the imprint get smudged and distorted as you pull on it and use the smoothers?
I like these, I hope they come out with more variety soon.
These are great..will can’t wait to go get some..thanks for the heads up !!! Love Your BLOG !!!
I am a Wilton Instructor and I use them in my Fondant & Gum Paste class and they just love them. Great idea and easy to use
I love these I have used them before . Thanks for showing everyone how great they are!
This are so cool!!
I love the Happy Birthday mat. Thanks for showing the newest mats!
This is superb! Awesome! i can’t wait to try it…
It would be great to have a large mat, I use cake decorating rings but they are only useful for cupcakes.
Thanks for sharing!
very nice and easy i dont think they sell it in my country!!
Nice. I saw these in Michael’s. When you see it like this it makes me wish I had of brought one.
GREAT INFO LOUISE–THANKS!!
I have yet to use those impression mats. They seem to scare me but your description made it seem really easy to use. I’ll now have to go buy one. 🙂
Roses R Red
What a great idea! Do you think the mat would also work on marzipan?
That is awesome! I hadn’t seen them before.
Oh wow, I LOVE these! I want some!