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problems when i cover my cake whit fondant
I have a very common problem when I cover a cake with fondant, in the parts where the filling goes is noticeable bulges a is ugly because the cake by his side is lumpy. What can i do ? What i do wrong?
I always bake my cakes the day before, wrap them in cling film when cool and then leave them to settle overnight. The next day I fill the cake and then give it a good press down all over the top so any excess filling squeezes out the side. I then crumb coat the sides, give it another firm press down and then go around the sides with a side scraper. I then crumb coat the top and cover with fondant. Hope that helps!
You can also fill with butter cream but crumb coat with ganache for a much smoother finish and no battling with the bulge!