VERY cool: Sculptable frosting that can be cut and shaped like fondant, but has the flavor and softer texture of buttercream. - recipe using butter, cream, icing sugar & vanilla extract. I'm definitely bookmarking this one for future reference!
Some decorating tips from Ron Ben-Israel : a steamer can give fondant shiny finish little veg. shortening on a pairing knife when cutting fondant at the base cake tier PVC pipe as large rolling pin Petty thought this was neat