Ok, you guys out there are a mass of information so i am going to swallow my pride and ask a question...
I have been making cakes for years, not many but a variety with mixed results.
The thing is... I love making the tall cakes for stacking but I have REAL trouble covering these cakes with fondant.
I have made some but it is always hit and miss as to how they turn out. I am thinking maybe I should just go back to basic class but maybe its a simple thing I am doing wrong.
So I normally bake and level several cakes about 1.5" deep and fill and stack these then crumb coat and chill them before applying my fondant. But most times I can see the ridges caused by the layers underneath... It just gives a really messy finish.
So how do you all make these cakes? do you make deeper cakes and stack less of them? Thicker fondant? Sorry if this is a dull question I am having a real crisis of confidence.