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How do you measure the appropriate thickness of fondant?

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There are two ways to measure the thickness of fondant. The easiest is to buy rolling pin guide rings, which only allow you to roll out the fondant to a particular thickness – they slip onto the ends of the rolling pin – this assures even thickness on the entire piece of fondant. You can also use a ruler to measure the thickness.

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