How Do You Cover A Rectangular Shaped Cake With Sugarpaste?
Covering a rectangular shaped cake with sugarpaste fondant is similar to covering a round cake with sugarpaste. Although it is a simple process, it does take care to produce a smooth finish. Once your cake is covered, you should apply any embossing or crimping to the sugarpaste fondant. Whether you have an embellished or smooth finish to your sugarpaste, it is a good idea to let the cake sit overnight before decorating to allow the sugarpaste fondant to set completely in order to avoid marring the finish. Use a spatula to frost the cake with regular cake frosting and smooth the frosting as much as possible. Dust your work surface with icing sugar or confectioner’s sugar. Roll out the sugarpaste fondant with a rolling pin so that it is large enough to cover the entire cake. For example, a 9-inch by 13-inch cake that is 3 inches tall needs a piece of sugarpaste rolled out to at least 15 inches by 19 inches. Slide your hands carefully beneath the rolled out sugarpaste and lift it in one p