Help! How Do I Get Fondant To Dry In Hours

Decorating By hluterbach Updated 2 Jun 2008 , 1:03pm by karensjustdessert

hluterbach Posted 2 Jun 2008 , 12:33pm
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i made an apple out of color flow and it shattered and now i need an apple for this cake this afternoon. can i somehow make it out of fondant and get it to harden really fast so it can stand up? can i bake it or something? help. i have a empty spot on my cake now without the apple and it can't lay flat, it needs to stand up.
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Shola Posted 2 Jun 2008 , 12:46pm
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I would go for using pure gumpaste it will be hard enough to use within an hour or less, but you'd have to make sure no one ate it!

vdrsolo Posted 2 Jun 2008 , 12:58pm
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You can also add some tylose to it, keep it in a room with low humidity, and put a fan on it.

karensjustdessert Posted 2 Jun 2008 , 1:03pm
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If none of those are options for you at the moment, I've done last minute fondant decorations that were secured to "stand" with a discreet lollipop stick or toothpick to hold it in place.

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