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!
Designed to separate cake tiers slightly and create a floating illusion. Pushed into tiers as dowel rods, they fit onto all white separator plates except Tall Tier. Trimmable, hollow plastic.
6 in. high.
1/4" X 12" - Replaces old fashioned wood dowels. These dowels cut easily with scissors/shears. For extra support insert 2 small dowels into large dowel. Sanitary and easy to see when disassembling cake. Also, use for gumpaste flowers- drying tube and applique
This small (12") poly dowels can fit inside the large (16") poly dowels if you need some extra strength for your structure.
Poly-Dowels® US Pat. 8,196,879
Sparkling clear twist legs beautifully complement your cake. Designed for towering cakes from 6 in. to 14 in. diameter. Clear plastic twist legs penetrate cake and rest on plate (dowel rods not needed).