Remove Excess Cornstrarch From Fondant?

Decorating By drgrl21 Updated 28 Jul 2008 , 11:29am by banba

drgrl21 Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 4:28pm
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you can see white cornstarch marks all over my fondant cake, how do i fix it?

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Texas_Rose Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 4:40pm
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Paint the marks with vodka. The alcohol will evaporate, leaving no taste, and the marks will disappear.

You can also use another piece of fondant like an eraser on the cornstarch. For a large area or a lot of marks, the vodka will work better.

drgrl21 Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 4:42pm
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I don't have vodka, I have kirsch would that work.

plbennett_8 Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 4:52pm
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Take some shortening and rub it between your hands. Smooth it onto the entire cake. It will look shiney at first, but will absorb into the fondant in a couple of hours leaving a lovely finish. icon_smile.gif

HTH,
Pat

banba Posted 28 Jul 2008 , 10:29am
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just laying a warm damp cloth over the affected areas works too. Don't leave the cloth on for too long or it will soften the fondant.

banba Posted 28 Jul 2008 , 11:29am
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just laying a warm damp cloth over the affected areas works too. Don't leave the cloth on for too long or it will soften the fondant.

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