Cream Cheese And Fondant?

Decorating By pieceofcake20 Updated 31 Oct 2008 , 12:17pm by realms

pieceofcake20 Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 7:37pm
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Can I frost a cake with cream cheese icing and then put fondant polka dots on it? I'm wondering b/c I know the cream cheese needs to be refriderated but I heard not to refridgerate fondant.

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amy8 Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 11:56pm
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I actually made cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and fondant accents several weeks ago. I did put in the fridge and it made my accents kind of gooey and strange looking. Not a very good idea.

Katie-Bug Posted 31 Oct 2008 , 11:58am
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I make mostly cream cheese frosting an I do fondant accents all the time. The big thing is just don't put a bunch of water on the fondant, like when you are "cleaning" it off.

realms Posted 31 Oct 2008 , 12:17pm
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I just posted a pic of the pumpkin cupcakes I made for Halloween and they have cream cheese frosting and fondant accents. The frosting does soften the fondant a bit but I have never had them become gooey. I do use shortening or coconut oil for kneading the fondant and roll out on wax paper. This way I never have to clean off excess powdered sugar. HTH!

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