A Trick For Cutting Narrow Strips Of Fondant

Decorating By Texas_Rose Updated 30 May 2008 , 9:14pm by just_desserts

Texas_Rose Posted 30 May 2008 , 3:18am
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I like to use narrow stripes, and it's hard or impossible to cut them all evenly by hand. I have the Wilton ribbon cutter and it won't do anything as tiny as I want.

I bought an herb mincer for $5.99 at Target. It has 8 little metal wheels, evenly spaced. I just tried it for fondant and it cuts perfectly if you've used crisco to roll out the fondant...I tried with cornstarch too and the fondant wound itself around the wheels. Anyhow, it makes 7 perfect, even, narrow strips of fondant at one time.

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lu9129 Posted 30 May 2008 , 3:24am
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I have one of these. I love it. I just don't get the fondant cutter.

Lu

Carson Posted 30 May 2008 , 3:38am
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I'm going to have to look for one of these!!

tonimarie Posted 30 May 2008 , 3:41am
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thanks for the tip! icon_smile.gif

socalval Posted 30 May 2008 , 7:05am
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a really good pizza cutter does the trick too!

LetThereBeCake07 Posted 30 May 2008 , 4:36pm
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love the herb tool thing. i am going to have to get me one of those...yey, new toy!...i mean tool icon_smile.gif

SugarMama602 Posted 30 May 2008 , 4:44pm
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That's a great suggestion! I've been wanting to try something like that with fondant anyway - this will certainly help!

just_desserts Posted 30 May 2008 , 9:14pm
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I found mine at Goodwill for a dollar & it was still in the box thumbs_up.gif

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