I have been doing cakes for 25 years and have always steered away from fondant, but I just had a bride insist on it and as I was searching youtube
I came across your video about the mat. I knew it would work because this is how I always made my pie crusts so I ordered the mat immediately. Needless to say it was a complete success. The cake was flawless! I am sending an attachment to share. Plus I used about 1/2 of the fondant that Wilton said was needed which saved me $$$ and made to overall texture of the cake more pleasant to eat!
Say goodbye to high-rise centers, cracked tops and over-cooked edges. With easy to use Wilton Bake Even strips, you don’t have to settle for anything less than perfection. Just dampen our strips and wrap around the pan before baking. The moisture in the strips keeps the edges of the pan cooler for perfectly level and deliciously moist cakes—every time! No leveling means no wasted cake and icing and decorating are a breeze! Oven safe, instructions included.
Three easy steps:
Measure: Fit the dry Bake-Even strip around the pan, and thread the strip through the fabric loop. Strips can be used in combination to fit larger sized pans. See sizing chart.
Soak: Remove pan and run strip under cold water to wet; for best results soak the strip in a bowl of ice/cold water for 5 minutes. Remove excess water, but do not wring.
Cinch: Place strip on the counter and put pan inside. Cinch to tighten. Add batter; bake as directed.
6 STRIPS – 2 - 35 IN LONG x 1.5 IN WIDE; 2 - 25 IN LONG x 1.5 IN WIDE; 2 - 10 IN LONG x 1.5 IN WIDE
You can quickly and easily make two different flavors of cake in the same pan using the cake batter separator. After preparing the cake pan for baking, secure the separator into the pan with enclosed clips. Fill each side of the pan with the different batters. The clear plastic makes it easy to see that there is the same amount of batter on both sides. After pan is filled, unclip the separator and remove from pan.