Fondant Balls On Wire

Decorating By kickasscakes Updated 10 Aug 2009 , 8:38am by G_Cakes

kickasscakes Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 6:01am
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Ok, so I am rolling my fondant to put on wire... Having trouble getting my fondant/gumpaste to be crack free.... I am using lots of crisco. Any tips?

Also how to I keep the wire from piercing the top of the ball, and the ball from flattening on one side, while drying?


4 replies
madgeowens Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 6:36am
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Maybe it needs kneading a bit? Sorry I am not certain what your doing with balls..

Rylan Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 7:45am
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I agree. It would need some kneading.

pjaycakes Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 7:48am
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Use more crisco to soften it for the cracks and dry them on soft foam to help with the flattening issue.

G_Cakes Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 8:38am
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Leave a bit of extra wire and hook that end and hang it off of a rack or anything at all that would work ...HTH

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