Removing Powdered Sugar

Decorating By alaurence Updated 27 Jul 2009 , 5:58pm by MrsMabe

alaurence Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 3:59pm
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I use powdered sugar to roll out my fondant and keep it from sticking. I haven't really found the right way to get all the sugar off, though. Any suggestions on how to clean off my fondant decorations so they don't look ashy?

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leah_s Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 4:06pm
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Easy. Stop rolling out the fondant on powdered sugar.
A thin - thin - film of veg shortening on your rolling surface works better.

Lovemesomecake Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 4:13pm
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Originally Posted by leahs

Easy. Stop rolling out the fondant on powdered sugar.
A thin - thin - film of veg shortening on your rolling surface works better.




Really!? I never knew this!! Thanks. icon_smile.gif Will crisco work?

Rylan Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 4:51pm
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You can rub vegetable shortening all over the cake and wipe it off with a paper towel.

leah_s Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 5:19pm
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Originally Posted by Lovemesomecake

Quote:
Originally Posted by leahs

Easy. Stop rolling out the fondant on powdered sugar.
A thin - thin - film of veg shortening on your rolling surface works better.



Really!? I never knew this!! Thanks. icon_smile.gif Will crisco work?




Yes. Crisco = veg shortening

MrsMabe Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 5:58pm
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I usually just spray the counter with a thin coat of Baker's Joy with flour spray.

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