How Do I Store Fondant Flowers And How Long?

Decorating By rudoo Updated 10 Jun 2008 , 8:12pm by TexasSugar

rudoo Posted 10 Jun 2008 , 3:05pm
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Hi all, I am going to make some fondant hibiscus flowers (thanks to PaulaT) How far ahead can I make them amd how should I store them? Party is June 21. Thanks, Jonna

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tiptop57 Posted 10 Jun 2008 , 4:45pm
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I'd make them with 50/50 fondant/gumpaste. Fondant is too fragile and breaks easily. You can make them anytime. Store in a cool, dry, dark, area. Use tissue when packing, cotton tends to get caught and then you have all these little fibers to clean off your flowers. I use silca gel packets with all my sugar sculptures also. I have some sculptures over two years old.

HTH

Note: Blue fades esily however, you are really closer to your date soyou shouldn't have too many problems.

tonedna Posted 10 Jun 2008 , 4:51pm
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Adding to what tip top said..You can store them in Viva paper or toilet tissue and after they are store in a dry dark area thay can last for a long time..
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fondantgrl Posted 10 Jun 2008 , 4:53pm
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Months and years in a dark place like maybe pantry or closet.. They just get really hard, but won;t go bad.. They can also fade under a flourescent light

TexasSugar Posted 10 Jun 2008 , 8:12pm
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Also you want to store them in a cake box or a cardboard box and not something that is air tight.

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