Need Help With Fondant/gumpaste Figures

Decorating By 2SchnauzerLady Updated 5 Sep 2009 , 12:55am by FlourPots

2SchnauzerLady Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 12:41pm
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Hi everyone - I just did a cake with fondant figures to put around it (first time doing figures) and I discovered a problem. Try as I might - I can't get rid of the folds and wrinkles after mixing in my colors. icon_cry.gif Used a 50/50 fondant/gumpaste mix. I'm OK with rolling it out flat, but when I try to make figures - the folds show up as cracks. icon_confused.gif By folds I mean folding the dough over to knead it. Please help. TIA

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Loucinda Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 1:26pm
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Microwave it a few seconds and then make a ball and keep rolling the ball in the palm of your hands until it is smooth. THEN make the pieces of your figures.

2SchnauzerLady Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 1:50pm
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Thanks Loucinda - I'll try that out this weekend with my leftover fondant!

FlourPots Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:55am
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Microwaving works miracles icon_lol.gif

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