What Consistency Should Bc Be If It Will Go Under Fondant?

Decorating By jewlsjahl Updated 23 Jan 2009 , 1:09pm by cathie_shinnick

jewlsjahl Posted 23 Jan 2009 , 7:34am
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My fondant covered cakes have been lumpy lately...could it be that I am not putting a thick enough coat of BC? I usually only put slightly more than a crumb coat. Or could it be that my BC is too soft?

Any suggestions please?

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cathie_shinnick Posted 23 Jan 2009 , 12:48pm
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It may be, do you use the fondant smoother? does the BC ooze out of the bottom as you smooth it? Could it be air bubbles?

mandifrye Posted 23 Jan 2009 , 12:52pm
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Just another idea, it could be that you are rolling your fondant too thin? I know when I roll it thinner, I can always see more imperfections. I try to stay between 1/4 and 3/8 thicknesses. Just a thought.

HTH - Mandi

cylstrial Posted 23 Jan 2009 , 1:00pm
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I like my fondant a little thicker too.

cathie_shinnick Posted 23 Jan 2009 , 1:09pm
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I do too, its so much easier to work with

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