How To Preserve Painted Fondant

Decorating By punkiedunkscakes Updated 3 Aug 2009 , 4:10pm by DianeLM

punkiedunkscakes Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 3:34pm
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How can painted fondant pieces be preserved? I made a Bratz figure for my granddaughter's birthday cake and she would like to keep it as a souvenir. It's just plain fondant, hand painted with gel color and vodka - it has completely dried but I don't know how to keep it from turning to sugar and crumbling! Any suggestions?
Thanks!

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costumeczar Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 4:07pm
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Just keep it away from dust and humidity and it should be fine. Don't put it in an airtight container or it might soften up.

DianeLM Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 4:10pm
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Ditto everything costumeczar said. Also, keep it away from direct sunlight. An acrylic keepsake display box works great.

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