Question About Mmf

Decorating By catlharper Updated 18 Aug 2009 , 11:51pm by cylstrial

catlharper Posted 18 Aug 2009 , 11:16pm
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Does MMF dry as hard as fondant? Does it require more time to dry hard, less time? I'm dying to give this a try for flowers and bows but not sure of the results.

thanx!
Cat

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notjustcakes Posted 18 Aug 2009 , 11:45pm
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MMF does not dry hard...It stays kinda like tootsie roll texture. You cannot do anything but flat flower cut outs with MMF. It will not dry hard. The bows will not stand up or dry even after days....(don't ask how I know!! Hee hee!) What I do is do the covering in MMF and the sugarflowers in either gumpaste or chocolate plastic. The bows in either Wilton fondant or gumpaste

Try chocolate plastic if you haven't before...You can cover a cake with it, it tastes good and makes nice roses...
Hope this helps.

cylstrial Posted 18 Aug 2009 , 11:51pm
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Have you tried gumpaste? Gumpaste is really good for flowers. I think there are some recipes on here or on the internet.

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