How much Icing / Marzipan do i need to cover a Cake?
The following information is for general guidance only
Each manufacturer of sugarpaste and marzipan offers slightly different advice of how much you need to cover your cakes.
Some brands, like Massa Ticino advertise that their sugarpaste can be rolled very thinly, so you use less to cover a cake compared to some other brands. Make sure you factor in when purchasing fondant that you take into consideration extra decoration, the odd mistake mis-hap or repair, we fell it is always better to have a little extra than to run out before you have finished your cake.
So, we have come up with an average figure for each size cake.
Use this table for guidance for round cakes
Use this table for guidance for square cakes
We stock a range of fondants in both different sizes and colour. Pack sizes range from 250g to 2.5kg.
If you need any more advice and tips then check out our advice page.