Need Help Now! Fondant Problems!

Decorating By forheavenscake Updated 16 Oct 2009 , 11:47pm by Texas_Rose

forheavenscake Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 11:32pm
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So FRUSTRATED! I am trying to roll out my MMF and there are huge air pockets! Not like tiny little bubbles, but big bubbles with air in them like silly putty. How do I fix this???

I also can't get it to not be sticky. . .I am so irritated right now!

Help please!

3 replies
__Jamie__ Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 11:33pm
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Never seen it happen. I think you need to be more careful when kneading. I make sure to not "create" air pockets when I'm kneading. Little bubbles happen, just prick em' with a pin.

ramie7224 Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 11:44pm
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If it's still sticky you can try kneading in some more confectioners sugar. I think the best way to deal with bubbles or air pockets is by pricking them with a thin pin or needle to let the air out.

Texas_Rose Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 11:47pm
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Dust it with cornstarch and knead it again. After you roll it out, run your hands over it to smooth it as much as you can before you put it on the cake.

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