Falling Fondant

Decorating By Sprinkles19149 Updated 17 Aug 2009 , 2:48pm by Texas_Rose

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Sprinkles19149 Posted 17 Aug 2009 , 2:01pm
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Hi - I have been having trouble with my fondant. Every time I try to cover a 2 layered cake but the next morning the top has slid to the side and it luuks lumpy. I use wiltons buttercream recipe. Do you think i should try something else? Do you know why this would be happening? I appreciate any feedback. Thank you! Katie

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DianeLM Posted 17 Aug 2009 , 2:05pm
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It sounds like the fondant may be too heavy for the cake. Are you covering a light, delicate cake? If so, you may consider switching to something more dense. Or, you just may need to roll your fondant thinner.

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MerlotCook Posted 17 Aug 2009 , 2:41pm
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As well, be sure you are using a small amount of frosting. Fondant tends to slide if you have too much frosting under it.

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Texas_Rose Posted 17 Aug 2009 , 2:48pm
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Are you letting the cake settle before you put the fondant on?

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