Classification Of Coatings And Coatings

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1. Coatings- are mixtures made of egg, water, sugar and flavor which is used to cover the cake before its decoration.
2. Glaze - coating mixtures usually in a syrup form and applied to cake.
3. Fondant – mixture made using a confectioner sugar. Usually thicker and fixed than glaze.

Classification of Coatings and Sidings Coatings and siding for cake really matters a lot because the finished appearance of the cake depends on how the coating has been artistically and creatively made. Some of the coatings that we use are frosting or icing, glazes and other decorative mixtures and materials.
Frosting and Icing Frosting or icing, fillings and glazes for cakes are sweet in nature. Mixtures are usually soft and sugar-based. It is used to coat,
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Icing can be cooked (boiled icing) or uncooked (with buttercream) and may vary its thickness and thinness. In addition, fondant icing is also a popular kind of icing which is also classified as poured, rolled and sculpting fondant. In preparing icing flavors and colors can also be added depending on the inside…show more content…
Stir until gelatin is melted. Remove from heat.
• Combine the corn syrup, vegetable oil, shortening, and confectioners' sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer. Turn the mixer on low, and add the gelatin mixture. Beat on low speed until a paste is formed. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to let harden slightly.
• To use, roll the fondant to 1/4 inch thickness, using cornstarch to coat the work surface and the rolling pin. Transfer fondant by rolling it around the rolling pin. Place fondant over cake and unroll it, stretching it into place as necessary. Use a paring knife to cut away the excess. Fondant that is unused should be stored in an airtight container.
GLAZES
Are coating mixtures usually in a syrup form and applied to food is called a glaze. Glaze can be poured, drizzled or brushed on with a pastry brush on the outside of cakes or cookies or in between cake layers for different looks, called glazing. Once applied, the glaze sets up very quickly, so you only have a small window of time in which to use it. This coating like frosting mixtures can be flavored and colored based on the base and the desired result after

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