How to Make Marbled Fondant

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There are different methods of marbling fondant and everyone has their own preference.

So, try out the various methods and see what works best for you.

I think it’s a really good technique to have under your belt since it’s easy and creates eye-catching results.

I will also be sharing how I cover my cakes in fondant since some of you have requested to see how I do it 🙂

To do this technique, you will need the following supplies:

Dark brown fondant
Light brown fondant
Pizza cutter
Rolling pin
Avocado marble cake (I used this recipe to make a round cake instead of a loaf cake)
Chocolate buttercream icing
Chocolate kisses

Here are the instructions:

Step 1
Prepare two balls of fondant which are equal in size.
Use brown gel coloring to tint one ball a dark shade and another one a lighter shade.

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Step 2:
Roll out the two balls into long ropes.
Align them together.

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Step 3:
Arrange the ropes into a spiral shape.

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Step 4:
Now,  knead this spiral piece randomly until you see swirls of the two colors.
Be careful not to blend the two colors completely.

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Step 5:
Use a rolling pin to simply roll out the fondant and you will end up with a beautiful marbled effect.

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Step 6:
Frost your cake in icing.
Then spread the marbled fondant on top your cake.

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Step 7:
Cut off excess fondant with a pizza cutter.

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Step 8:
Use a fondant smoother to smooth out the creases on the cake.

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Step 9:
Cut off excess again with a pizza cutter.

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Just decorate the cake with some Hershey’s kisses.

And you are done!

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Now that you know how to make marbled fondant, you can use it to give your cake a little style. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

Happy caking everyone! 🙂

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