Help!!! How To Prevent Fondant Accent Pieces From Wilting?

Decorating By sweetdesignsbyla Updated 20 May 2009 , 5:50am by TexasSugar

sweetdesignsbyla Posted 19 May 2009 , 9:12pm
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Hi CC'ers,

Do any of you know if there is anything you can spray or add to fondant accent flowers or cut-outs that will prevent them from wilting when they have sat on buttercream for 24 hrs?

Everytime I put little flowers to decorate cupcakes, the next day the flowers look melted...

Any info would be very appreciated icon_smile.gif

Keep on BAKING icon_wink.gif

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kimblyd Posted 20 May 2009 , 5:42am
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You might try adding a bit of Tylose powder to your fondant, it is supposed to make it dry harder. I don't know how much harder, it may make the flowers too hard to eat. icon_biggrin.gif

Another thing you could do is let your pieces get fairly dry before you put them on buttercream.

I mostly use candy clay which does not harden nearly as much as fondant. As long as I let it dry for a day or so the flowers and things I make hold up pretty well on buttercream. They do soften, but still look the same.

HTH.

Kim

TexasSugar Posted 20 May 2009 , 5:50am
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Are you closing them up in an cake carrier?

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