Hiya Iam decorating a fondant cake and have 250g packs of colours that I need for flowers on the cake but nned to open a few of them but wont use it all, How do I store the fondant after opening to ensure its ok to use again and how long will it last like this??
Anyone can let me know?
Thanks alot guys
Put it in a resealable plastic bag (ziploc) and put it in a sealed container.
Just wrap in in plastic wrap (I usually coat it first with a small amt of crisco) then in a air tight bag - and pop it into the freezer - it will keep for months! Just defrost on your counter - still wrapped - for a few hours ..
Brill I knew there must be a way thanks!
Reynolds Wrap makes a vacuum sealer for about $10. The bags are re-sealable so you can use them over and over. It works great and really saves the fondant, gumpaste or whatever you want.
Penny Sue - I didnt know this!! And am so excited about it! It sounds perfect for keep it air-tight!!! Is it in the housewares part of the store or with the wraps?? Where ever it is - I'll find it! Thanx for sharing that!!
ikklejo ~ your welcome!! =}
GayeG, it's usually found where the ziploc bags are. I have one and sometimes it doesn't suck the air out.