Fondant Figure - How To Keep A Fresh Look?

Decorating By CookieMeister Updated 30 Sep 2009 , 12:06am by Tee-Y

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CookieMeister Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 8:07pm
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I'm making some fondant figures of frogs for a cake this week, and when the fondant dries, I don't want it to get that matte, dry look. Any recommendations on how to stop that from happening, so my frog looks more . . . alive? icon_smile.gif

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chefbarbie0513 Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 8:14pm
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Rub crisco/shortening on them. It makes them not have that dry look. Or I read somewhere that veg. oil makes it VERY shiney. HTH

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CrankyCakes Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 8:53pm
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You could use vanilla but it has to be the clear version otherwise it changes the color.

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Tee-Y Posted 30 Sep 2009 , 12:06am
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Paint with confectioner's glaze and try to store under heated lamp or in a hot cupboard.

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