Good Way To Store Fondant Decorations So They Stay Soft?

Decorating By projectqueen Updated 18 Oct 2008 , 12:37pm by projectqueen

projectqueen Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 12:40am
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I want to make a bunch of fondant decorations ahead of time but I'd like them to stay soft enough to be pliable to go on the edges of a round cake.

I tried storing some once in an airtight rubbermaid container with a lid but they got a little gummy. I also tried placing some on a cookie sheet and covering it with saran wrap but then they got marks on them from the plastic wrap.

Does anyone have a good way to do this?

Thanks.

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tblide Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 2:16am
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I don't have an answer for you but I have the same question. So maybe this will give you a bump.

ceshell Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 6:28am
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I do the airtight container thing, but just vent the container a bit. If it's mostly closed but not completely sealed (or say, you tape plastic wrap on top but poke a few small holes in) it won't get gummy yet will still stay soft. Just did this with about 35 fondant sea creature decorations, and it worked out great!

projectqueen Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 12:37pm
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Thanks. I thought about doing that but didn't know if they would dry out.

I'm glad to know it works, I'm going to try it, thanks again!

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