Cornstarch On Fondant Loops--Advice Please!

Decorating By Marniela Updated 28 Oct 2008 , 3:14am by BlakesCakes

Marniela Posted 28 Oct 2008 , 12:19am
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I am new here, so this may sound silly. I just made a bunch of loops that I am going to assemble into a bow for my cake this week. I used chocolate (brown) fondant but the cornstarch that I rolled the fondant out on really shows. Will this dust off after they dry? Does anyone have any tips to avoid this??

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leah_s Posted 28 Oct 2008 , 12:34am
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Roll your fondant or gumpaste on the lightest film of veg shortening rubbed onto your counter.

BlakesCakes Posted 28 Oct 2008 , 3:14am
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What Leah said !

I roll everything on a light film of crisco, but it's particularly helpful with dark colors. icon_wink.gif

You may be able to dust it off with a soft, dry paintbrush after the loops are completely dry.

The other option is to put Everclear, vodka, or gin in a fine mist spray bottle and spray each loop before assembly. Let the alcohol evaporate before touching them.

HTH
Rae

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