Shiny Fondant

Decorating By Michele1964 Updated 4 Mar 2009 , 4:36pm by majka_ze

Michele1964 Posted 4 Mar 2009 , 3:38am
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Does anybody know how you get chocolate or dark colored fondants to have that shiny look. My black and chocolate fondants look very dry once they go on a cake....any suggestions?

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majka_ze Posted 4 Mar 2009 , 4:36pm
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You could give the fondant polish with crisco or oil - it comes only very little on the fondant. But please try it beforehand on a piece of fondant, not on the cake itself - I know it mostly from homemade MMF.
Shiny look on cake has chocolate, not chocolate fondant (well, not always).

Good luck.

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