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Spectacular Spirals

Looking for something striking to give your cake some added WOW factor, than Shannon Bond is here to help! 

By Shannon Bond
Shannon Bond Cake Design

  • Satin Ice Fondant - Navy Blue
  • Exacto Knife
  • Ruler/Measuring Tape
  • Spiral silicone mold
  • Small rolling pin
  • Vegetable shortening
  • Cornstarch for dusting

Let's Get Started:


  • Condition the fondant with a little vegetable shortening. Lightly dust the mold with a touch of cornstarch and shake out. Apply a small amount of fondant into the molds.


  • Use the rolling pin to even out the fondant and remove any excess.


  • Turn the mold over and gently peel away the mold from the fondant. If you have trouble removing the mold, you can place the filled mold into the freezer for just a few minutes to stiffen the fondant a bit before removing.


  • Repeat this process with both sizes of molds until several fondant spirals are ready for the next step.


  • Lay one fondant spiral slightly overlapping on top of the other and trace around the top spiral with an X-ACTO knife.


  •  Remove the cut piece of fondant from the bottom spiral and place both spirals together. They should fit tight without any gaps.


  • Continue overlapping and cutting the spirals to create a panel that is the correct height and width for your cake.
  • Fill in any empty spaces to complete the pattern.


  • Using a ruler and X-ACTO knife, Cut the pattern to the exact dimensions needed for your design.




  • Apply the pattern onto your fondant-covered cake with a bit of water and enjoy your results!


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