Roll out fondant to half as thick as your normally do. Torch the surface of the fondant until it's brown and bubbly. Let cool.
Brush the surface of the fondant with confectioners glaze. Combine your everclear and gold dust to make a paint. Paint over the glaze and let dry fully. At least 10 minutes.
Use a bench scraper to loosen the fondant from the table and then using a rolling pin, roll out your fondant to the desired thickness. The more you roll, the thicker the cracks will be. I like thinner cracks.
Cover your cake in one piece as you would normally or panel to keep the texture more intact.
Gold crackled fondant is so beautiful on a cake! Learn how to make two ways, traditional and paneled fondant.