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How to Panel A Cake

Paneling is a great way to cover a cake and get sharp edges. Use this step-by-step tutorial to cover your cake with ease!

By Sweet Passion Cakeryhttps://sweetpassioncakery.com




  • Satin Ice Fondant
  • Cornstarch
  • Measuring Tape
  • Acrylic/cardboard circle same size as cake
  • Larger acrylic or board for flipping
  • Turntable
  • Large fondant roller
  • Small fondant roller
  • Fondant smoother
  • Water for adhering
  • Paint brush
  • Pizza cutter
  • x-acto or scalpel
  • Steamer (optional)

Step 1: knead, roll, and cut fondant circle same size as cake

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Step 2: adhere circle to top of cake with water using smoother to get to edge

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Step 3: measure height and diameter of cake

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Step 4: roll out and cut panel to fit leaving a little extra room

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Step 5: flip cake upside down onto larger acrylic or board and moisten cake with water

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Step 6: roll panel onto a small roller

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Step 7: making sure to line up the bottom of panel to top of cake, roll onto cake fully

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Step 8: cut any excess on bottom of cake and at the seam

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Step 9: flip cake back right side up

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Step 10: secure seams with water and brush

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Step 11: smooth out fondant and seams with smoother

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Step 12: steam cake to remove excess cornstarch

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