Fondant On A Dummy Cake

Decorating By kccliff Updated 29 May 2009 , 2:45am by JenniferMI

kccliff Posted 28 May 2009 , 3:43am
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I am making a few dummy cakes to be on display at a photographers place and I was wondering if a white fondant cake would turn yellow over time? Are there any tricks to adding something to fondant so it keeps it's colour?

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aligotmatt Posted 28 May 2009 , 3:48am
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How long are you thinking, over time? I've had some fondant covered dummies that were good for 4 or 5 months, then I peeled and re-covered them. 1 faded after 2 months or so because the sun shined on it.

cylstrial Posted 28 May 2009 , 11:50am
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The sun really plays a part in it. I have had several fade. I'm pretty sure that IndyDebi said she had a white cake that turned yellow in the sun and then turned back to white. You could PM her and ask. =o)

kccliff Posted 28 May 2009 , 12:34pm
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I was thinking for about 4-5 months. Someone told me a long time ago to put in cream of tartar. Obviously I haven't tried that so I don't know if it would work or not...

Thank you for your replies.

JenniferMI Posted 29 May 2009 , 2:45am
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It should be fine as long as it's not in direct sun.

I've had dummies for years and they look great.

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