Fresh Fruit Filling In Fondant Cakes?

Decorating By panchanewjersey Updated 21 Aug 2008 , 7:48pm by panchanewjersey

panchanewjersey Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 6:22pm
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Has anyone been sucessful at fresh strawberries & cream in fondant cake? How does that work? Frig strawberries but not fondant? Please help ASAP!!!!!!!!

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kakeladi Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 11:52pm
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Well this isn't very ASAP but certainly you can frig a cake covered in fondant when it has such a filling.

PinkZiab Posted 20 Aug 2008 , 11:58pm
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I refrigerate all of my cake, without exception, and have never had fondant issues because of it.

pmaucher Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 12:07am
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I put a fondant covered cake in the frig this morning, just took it out a half an hour ago, and it was perfect. I refrig all of my fondant cakes.

JennaB Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 12:10am
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This is very interesting info. I was always told not to refrigerate a fondant covered cake so I have never place fresh berries in the cake. I may have to make a small one to give it a try.

panchanewjersey Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 3:16am
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Interesting how everyone puts their cakes in the frig, last time I did it wasn't the best experience and I'll do again. So just checking to see if anyone has any ideas. And uuuhhh yeah it was an ASAP because I have a cake due this weekend and it has to be fresh strawberries, but deco is fondant. So I guess it's not going to happen.

MichelleM77 Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 4:46pm
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Maybe it's the brand of fondant. Who started the no-fridge-fondant rule anyway. I use Satin Ice and had no problems.

pmaucher Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 6:19pm
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I also use Satin Ice, and have had no problems.

panchanewjersey Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 7:48pm
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Yeah, it's probably because I use mmf. Thanks!

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