I have been baking for many years, but haven't do so professionally. I am experienced with buttercream frosting, but a friend asked me to make a two tier cake for her birthday in fondant. I am gifting it to her. I have never used fondant before. I am going to go buy some at AC Moore today and play with it, but how hard is it to use? Can a newbie to fondant make a good looking cake? (I know about the taste issue, but she doesn't care, she wants fondant and that's that!)
Any advice you can share would be much appreciated, such as easiest to use, or make myself. I would try to make the marshmellow fondant, as I read it has a decent taste, but I also read it is harder to handle. This is the kind of info I am hoping to get - and thank you very much!!